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Photo: Raised Homes This toolkit is designed for communities going through flood map updates

While regular updates to flood hazard maps are critically important to help protect lives and properties in communities across the country, these updates can often confuse property owners and challenge industry representatives and local officials who need to clearly explain to constituents, clients and the media the insurance implications of map changes in their area. This comprehensive suite of materials can help.

Whether you're a county or community leader or a member of the insurance, real estate, lending or building industries, the easy-to-use templates you'll find here will help you effectively communicate what map changes will mean to those in your community.

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spacerA wide range of outreach materials have been created for the following user-groups. Take a look around and learn what the toolkit can do for you.
Local and County OfficialsMaterials that community officials can use to educate and inform their colleagues, property owners and members of the media about new flood maps and their implications.
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Insurance AgentsTools and tips that will help agents better understand, and inform their clients about the ways in which map changes may impact insurance requirements.
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Real Estate AgentsInformation that will help real estate agents understand and fulfill their roles and responsibilities when flood maps change.
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LendersMaterials that will help lenders learn how best to work with borrowers as map updates take place.
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Builders, Developers, and surveyorsInformation that will make members of the building industry aware of building and elevation requirements that may change when new maps are adopted.
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