Rebuilding after a flood can be difficult. We're here to help.

Whether your home experienced inches of flood water or a few feet, the National Flood Insurance Program can help you recover. If you're an NFIP policyholder, follow the steps below to begin filing your flood claim.

Start a claim

Report your loss immediately to your insurance agent or carrier. Be sure to ask them about advance payments. Need help finding an your insurance agent or carrier? Call the NFIP Help Center at 800-427-4661.

Prepare for your inspection

An insurance adjuster will come to inspect your home. Make sure you take photos and videos of your flood-related damage before throwing out items or tearing up carpet.

Work with your adjuster

Discuss what your policy covers, inspect the property, ask any questions you may have about the claims process, and determine your next steps.

Document your loss and receive payment

Begin the recovery process and start getting back to normal.

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