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Natural Disasters: Planning & Recovery: Floods

General Flood Information

The National Flood Insurance Program

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Floods are one of the most common natural disasters, especially as they are often caused by other disasters. To combat the amount of annual damage done by flooding, the U.S. Federal Government has created the National Flood Insurance Program. The following links and the video to the left give more information about the program.