Introduction to the NFIP (Videos 1-4)

historical photo for video 01

This video explains how the 1927 flood, and later flood-related disasters, led to early flood control efforts in the United States, including the most significant flood control program in the country today.  

photo of flooded neighborhood

This video provides an overview of the most significant provisions of the NFIP.

identification map of houses

This video will explain how a community joins the NFIP and the benefits enjoyed by a community and its citizens once it has joined.

person filing

This video will explain a community’s responsibilities under the NFIP, once it has joined; and actions FEMA can take if a community fails to carry out these responsibilities.

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