Video 01: The National Flood Insurance Program - History and Goals

Until the Great Mississippi River flood of 1927, government had little involvement in flood control. 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 - the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This video also highlights the goals and objectives of the NFIP.

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