An Update from the ASFPM Insurance Committee

June was definitely flood month!  Not only was it the start of Hurricane Season (though Mother Nature did not wait and had already spun three storms out by then!), but it also saw two national virtual flood conferences, which had 4,000+ in total registrations!!!  Hats...

Talking Points on the New Flood Risk Assessment Tool from First Street

You may have seen early news reports about a new flood risk assessment tool from the First Street Foundation, which will be released to the general public on June 29. The news has caught fire in the mainstream media and the ASFPM office has already been contacted by The New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and CBS News asking us to comment.

BRIC Webinar Series from FEMA

The Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Summer Engagement Series will bring FEMA subject matter experts and partners together one day a week during the month of July to discuss key elements of the newly developed BRIC program.

NFIP Presents Stacey Ricks with Prestigious National Floodplain Management Award

Stacey Ricks, state NFIP coordinator with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), was presented the national Best State Compliance award by the National Flood Insurance Program. Ricks was nominated by his peers from across the country for this award based on his contributions to floodplain management and flood loss reduction measures in Mississippi.

NFIP Resources to Help Residents Prepare for Hurricane Season

NFIP Resources to Help Residents Prepare for Hurricane Season

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are encouraging residents in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas to purchase a flood insurance policy ahead of hurricane season.  We want to alert you of this effort and invite you to help spread the word about the vital protection and peace of mind flood insurance offers in the in the event of flood damage.