Resilience Blog

If It Can Rain, It Can Flood: Buy Flood Insurance

As rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally’s rains have devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama, the storm’s remnants […]

Ahead of Hurricane Sally’s Rains, Many Lack Flood Insurance

As Hurricane Sally slowly moves over the Gulf Coast in the next few days, historical flooding is predicted from rainfall […]

Flood insurance purchase rates in Texas and Louisiana coastal counties

Hurricane Laura’s impact includes flooding from storm surge in coastal areas and inland flash flooding from heavy rainfall. Calcasieu Pass […]

Mangroves and Coral Reefs: How Insurance Can Protect the Protectors

By Jeff Dunsavage, 7/9/2020 Hurricanes and storm-related flooding are responsible for the bulk of damage from disasters in the United […]

Understanding FEMA and other flood maps

On June 29 the First Street Foundation, a nonprofit research firm, released an analysis of flood risk which shows that […]

FEMA Study: Tougher Building Codes Prevent Billions of Dollars in Losses

A new study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could be instrumental to its effort to convince states and […]

Webinar: Building resilient businesses and communities in the time of COVID-19

On May 14 the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I), co-hosted a webinar with ResilientH20 Partners that focused on managing extreme weather […]

Mississippi flood insurance purchases low, despite wetter rainy seasons – and they are not alone

Hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged by flooding, as heavy rains inundated Jackson, Mississippi, over the President’s Day weekend, […]

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Covered: The story of a more insured world

What does it mean to live in a more insured world? For one thing, it means we’re protecting lives and […]

Homes under water after Hurricane Harvey

You need flood insurance

It’s the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, with billions of economic losses every year. According […]