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The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements.

As a result, flood insurance premium rates are discounted to reflect the reduced flood risk resulting from the community actions meeting the three goals of the CRS:

  1. Reduce flood damage to insurable property;
  2. Strengthen and support the insurance aspects of the NFIP, and
  3. Encourage a comprehensive approach to floodplain management.

Watch here as we continue to work to lower our flood insurance premiums through the FEMA CRS program.

New Flood Insurance Rate Map | August 2013
The latest FEMA Nahant FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Map) is available below. FEMA’s August 1, 2013 letter to the Nahant Board of Selectmen is also available for reference below.

FEMA Flood Smart Website

The Nahant FIRM is also available to view on FEMA’s website.

Flood Insurance Rate Map Archive