“The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements.”

Check out more info about the CRS at FEMA.gov.

As a result, flood insurance premium rates are discounted to reflect the reduced flood risk resulting from the community actions meeting the three goals of the CRS:

1. Reduce flood damage to insurable property;
2. Strengthen…

unexpected damage at Lynnhaven Boat Ramp from Sandy Oct 2012

unexpected damage at Lynnhaven Boat Ramp from Sandy Oct 2012

Be sure to attend tonight’s meeting which includes Understanding New FEMA Flood Maps for Shore Drive Area.

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