FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Resources to Aid in Hurricane Ian Recovery
Tallahassee - Tuesday September 27, 2022: The Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) provides the following information and resources for those who have coverage through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and who might be affected by Hurricane Ian.
The National Hurricane Center is expecting Ian, currently a category 3, to cause up to 15 inches of rainfall in parts of south Florida and severe storm surge and flooding.
Managed by FEMA, NFIP offers flood insurance to help mitigate the impact of flooding on businesses, property owners and renters.
For individuals that have flood insurance policies through FEMA and its federal flood insurance program, the Department encourages consumers to reach out to their insurance agents for more information about filing a claim. Consumers may also reach FEMA directly at 1-800-621-3362.
Important Storm Recovery Tips and Resources from FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program:
General information on the NFIP
Filing Your Claim:
- How To Start Filing Your Claim
- How To File Your Flood Insurance Claim
- Starting Your Recovery: FEMA’s Flood Insurance Claims Process
- How To Document Damage
Recovering from a flood:
- How To Document Damage And Begin Clean-Up
- NFIP Claims Handbook
- Build Back Safer & Stronger
- Salvaging Water-Damaged Family Valuables and Heirlooms
- Reducing Future Flood Damage
For additional hurricane-related information, visit PrepareFL.com.
Floridians can call the Department of Financial Services’ toll-free helpline at 1-877-MY-FL-CFO (693-5236) to talk to a knowledgeable insurance specialist Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., visit our disaster resources and information website, or contact us via email at Consumer.Services@myfloridacfo.com.