The National Flood Insurance Program continues to undergo change. Some of the change is aimed at providing a better customer experience for policyholders while other changes continue the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. This new short video explains the key elements of changes to the NFIP that are effective October 1, 2019.
What You Will LearnThe October Program Changes video details three NFIP program changes related to:
Suggested Additional ReadingFEMA periodically issues WYO Program Bulletins related to legislative changes and clarifications to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual. FEMA recently published Bulletin w-19014 - April 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021 Program Changes.
Free Online Flood Insurance CoursesThe NFIP offers free online courses covering basic and advanced flood insurance topics through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute's Independent Study Program. Visit the NFIP Training pages for agents or claims adjusters for course details, or view this list of NFIP courses offered through the Independent Study Program.
Go to the October 2019 NFIP Program Changes Video
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