WASHINGTON – FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is speeding up the process for policy holders to gain access to funds following Hurricane Florence.
The program will allow advance payments on claims for damage and loss as a result of the storm.
The National Flood Insurance Program is here to support our policyholders and help them begin the recovery process, “said David Maurstad, chief executive of the NFIP. “We are positioned in the impacted area and in close coordination with our NFIP insurance partners to ensure quality customer service for our policyholders in these extreme circumstances.
Policy holders are urged to file a flood claim with their insurance providers to inquire about eligibility for advances up to $20,000.
Policyholders who need assistance contacting their insurance company can contact the NFIP Call Center at 1-800-427-4661