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If you own a business, do you have flood insurance? What information helped you decide whether or not to purchase it?
In what ways can businesses (and their communities) benefit from purchasing flood insurance?
Did you know there are 8 to 9 million structures in high risk flood zones? And that only 2.6 million are covered by the National Flood Insurance Program?
What information affects an individual's decision to purchase flood insurance?
Research suggests that understanding risks, a false sense of security, and cost can contribute to this complex issue. What do you think can be done to help?
What information do you need to have in hand when trying to motivate community residents to either evacuate or take protective action as a flood emergency nears?
Road conditions, weather predictions, power status, and status of communications are top-tier elements of information essential to any hazard. When you are certain that a flood emergency will occur, what else do you need, when do you need it, and how do you need it?
What data and information must you always have at your fingertips in order to create and maintain effective flood response plans with your emergency management partners (and why)?