Map Change Resource Library

When flood maps change to reflect current flood risks, flood insurance agents are crucial community messengers. Equipped with the right technical knowledge and marketing resources, you can help clients understand their current flood risk, maintain or increase their flood insurance coverage, and take advantage of possible cost savings options.

If you live in a community undergoing a FEMA flood map change, download materials below – from social media posts to co-branded brochures – to help raise awareness among your current and potential customers.

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Review your community’s current or preliminary flood maps at FEMA’s Map Service Center.

Resources

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From High-Risk to Higher Risk

Fact sheet to help agents inform clients about their new flood risk after a flood map update.

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From High-Risk to Low- to Moderate-Risk

Fact sheet to help agents inform clients about their new flood risk after a flood map update.

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From Low- to Moderate-Risk to High-Risk

Fact sheet to help agents inform clients about their new flood risk after a flood map update.

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Map Change Notification Postcard

Customizable postcard to update and mail to clients who may be impacted by a map change.

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Map Change Notification: Moving into the High-Risk Flood Area

Letter to help insurance agents notify their clients of changing flood risk. The notification letter is intended for clients who are moving into the high-risk flood area and are eligible for the Newly Mapped Procedure.

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Map Change Notification: Moving into the Moderate- to Low-Risk Flood Area

Letter to help insurance agents notify their clients of changing flood risk. The notification letter is intended for clients who are moving out of the high-risk flood area and are eligible for a Preferred Risk Policy conversion.

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Map Change: Now is the Time to Save on Flood Insurance

A customizable brochure to distribute to clients who may be impacted by a map change.

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Map Changes and Flood Insurance: What Property Owners Need to Know

Overview brochure that explains what flood maps are, why they change, and how map changes may impact flood insurance rates.

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Preferred Risk Policy for Homeowners and Renters

For clients moving out of the high-risk flood area, use this brochure to encourage clients to convert their policy to a lower-cost PRP.