Additional Resources from Narragansett Bay Insurance Company

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National Weather Service - National Hurricane Center - The National Weather Service is a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA is an Operating Unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce. - www.nhc.noaa.gov

Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America - The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) is a national alliance of 300,000 business owners and their employees who offer all types of insurance and financial services products. - www.iiaa.org

Institute for Business & Home Safety - The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is a nonprofit association that engages in communication, education, engineering and research. The organization’s mission is to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other property losses by conducting research and advocating improved construction, maintenance and preparation practices. - www.ibhs.org

Flash.org - The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes - FLASH, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting disaster safety and property loss mitigation. - www.flash.org

Federal Emergency Management Agency - On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). FEMA's continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, and manages the National Flood Insurance Program. - www.fema.gov

FLOODSMART.GOV - Part of FEMA, this is the official website of the National Flood Insurance Program. - www.floodsmart.gov

FreeFlood.com - Is my house in a flood zone? This site answers this simple question, and a lot more! With a database covering over 100 million US residential addresses, FreeFlood.com is a great source of valuable information: Search for your address to instantly see your home's current flood risk level. - www.freeflood.com

Get Hurricane Ready Rhode Island - Governor Carcieri, National Weather Service and Local Officials Commemorate 70th Anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane. - www.gethurricanereadyri.org

The National Flood Insurance Program FAQ's - http://www.flash.org/resources/files/NFIP%20FAQs.pdf

Hints to keep your home dry from bad weather - http://www.projo.com/home/content/decor_cagnetta_flood_0402_04-02-11_EON8VTL_v21.137054.html

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