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Cost of Flooding

Learn How Levees Work

The FloodSmart Levee Simulator shows different ways a levee can fail. It covers every type of levee failure and reminds everyone that simply living near a levee doesn't guarantee your home's protection.

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Learn More About Flooding

Video Library

Floodsmart Video Library

Watch our collection of videos–from devastating testimonials about flooding to our Home Personified commercials. Watch Now


Flood Risk Scenario

Flood Risk Scenarios

There are many ways flooding can occur, from snow melt to flash floods and tropical storms. Explore Now


Cost of Flooding

The Cost of Flooding

The cost of flooding can vary drastically. See inch-by-inch how much flooding will cost you. Measure This


What's My Flood Risk?

Visit FEMA's Flood Map Service Center to locate your flood map to help determine your flood risk.

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