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National Flood Insurance ProgramFEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program offer the FloodSmart website where users can learn how insurance costs reflect a property’s flood risk. For people concerned about hurricane season, this website offers a link that directs users to an agent that can discuss a flood insurance policy. People can also see how much flood damage can cost them in order to help them choose an insurance policy. Users can learn more about what is or isn’t covered by insurance.

This website has Flood Maps that people can use to determine the flood risk in a specific area. People can also use resources on this site to learn more about mitigation strategies and related discounts to lower their flood risk costs. This website also provides a thorough explanation of why people need flood insurance.

For understanding how insurance works, users can read about deductibles, the limits of insurance coverage, and how items are valued at time of loss. People can learn about the before and after of a flood, with steps to prepare for flooding, starting a flood claim, documenting damaging and starting the clean up process, and other disaster response decisions.

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The Resilience Calendar

  • UEDA 2023 Summit
    Date: October 8, 2023

    The UEDA Summit will bring together national experts in leveraging college and university resources for greater economic development and community impact. These domain experts work within higher education, the private sector, economic development organizations,…

  • Lessons Learned: How We Adapt on the Road to Climate Adaptation
    Date: October 12, 2023

    Learn from this expert panel as they reflect on the limitations and challenges they’ve encountered in a wide variety of climate change adaptation projects

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  • Virginia Clean Energy Summit
    Date: October 16, 2023

    The Virginia Clean Energy Summit serves as a vital forum for presenting innovative clean energy technologies, policies, and business practices that are driving the transformation of Virginia's energy sector. The main goal is to…

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