Flood Insurance Myths and Facts

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Myth: You can't buy flood insurance if you are located in a high-flood-risk area.
Myth: You can't buy flood insurance if you are NOT located in a high-flood-risk area.
Myth: Federal disaster assistance will pay for flood damage.
Myth: Only residents of high-flood-risk zones need to insure their property.
Myth: Homeowners insurance policies cover flooding.
Myth: Flood insurance is only available for homeowners.
Myth: You can't buy flood insurance if your property has been flooded.

 

Information compiled from FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program.

More information about purchasing flood insurance can be found at FloodSmart.gov.