National Hurricane Center:
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Flood Claim Resources
File online at myflood.com
Claim Department: (800)759-8656
- File a claim
- Claims questions and support
FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premium:
FEMA continues to take proactive steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic. To help serve its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) customers who may be experiencing financial hardships, the agency is extending the grace period to renew flood insurance policies from 30 to 120 days. We understand due to the widespread economic disruption arising from this pandemic, policyholders may not meet the standard deadline for renewing their policies. This extension will allow additional time for policyholders who may be struggling financially to pay insurance premiums and ensure their policies are not cancelled for nonpayment of premium due to circumstances beyond their control.
*Property Casualty 360*
Westfield Services Leader Brian Bowerman talks flood risk and private flood insurance
“But what many agents might not know is that the insurance industry has developed an increasingly competitive market for private flood insurance for businesses and families. These alternative flood insurance products can be used in place of or in conjunction with NFIP coverage.”
Read the full article here
2019 NFIP Reauthorization News:
With the NFIP Authority set to expire at midnight, December 20, 2019, the House and Senate extended the NFIP Authority through September 30, 2020 as part of the Continuing Resolution HR 3055. The President signed the bill, which continues the current authority and contains no reforms to the NFIP at this time. Given the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the NFIP reauthorization, including a potential lapse in authority, we encourage Agents to submit their new applications, renewals and coverage endorsements as soon as possible.
Why Westfield Flood?
Westfield Flood is a write-your own carrier written through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Business is serviced by our Westfield Flood Department and our flood vendor, National Flood Services (NFS).
- Excellent customer service
- Telephone and online chat support for quoting, issuing and servicing of policies
- Webinar training and flood CE classes available
- Competitive commission and book rollover incentives
- Immediate flood zone determinations and quotes
Making Sense of NFIP Regulatory Changes
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New on Floodsmart: The NFIP’s one-stop shop for flood insurance marketing materials
Today we have two new online resources to share with you:
- NFIP resource library, which will serve as a one-stop shop for flood insurance marketing materials: Resource Library
- To help customers understand the value of flood: Big Cost of Flooding