National Flood Insurance Program

https://crsresources.org/files/100/maps/region_and_nation/crs_national_map_october_2020.pdf / National Flood Insurance Program

Davenport residents who buy flood insurance are now paying a lower rate. The National Flood Insurance Program has approved a change in the city's community rating. 

National Weather Service

Following last year's record flooding, and the potential for more this year, the city of Davenport may buy some extra insurance. Wednesday night the city council will consider buying additional policies for Union Station, the Freight House, and Modern Woodmen Park.

River Action is encouraging cities, counties, and other agencies to help lower the cost of flood insurance for residents of the Quad Cities.

Next week in Moline, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a four-day training so employees of local governments can earn certification as flood plain managers. Michelle O'Neill reports it's led by FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).