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To apply for flood insurance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, find an approved insurance agent, fill out the correct paperwork with your specific coverage requests, and pay the yearly premium for... More »

A flood insurance rate map, or FIRM, is the official map that outlines a community's floodplain boundaries, flood elevations and flood zones. FIRMs, created by the National Flood Insurance Program, are used by property o... More »

Flood insurance covers damage and loss to a building and personal property as a result of a flood, according to the National Flood Insurance Program. Building insurance and personal contents insurance are the two compone... More »

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood insurance rates depend on the risk policy zone, coverage amount and if the policy covers contents only or contents and the structure, states FloodSmart.gov. Homeowners can... More »

The Write Your Own Program, abbreviated as WYO, allows private insurance companies to issue and service Standard Flood Insurance Policy coverage, while the federal government maintains responsibility for covering policyh... More »

People who need flood insurance for property at risk from flood can find a local agent by searching the database for the National Flood Insurance Program, found at flood.gov. The program was set up to protect homeowners ... More »

FEMA Instructor Training Certification is a process through which municipal emergency personnel and public health workers learn how to teach emergency management skills to other professionals in these areas, according to... More »