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The community Rating System is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum program requirements and enables discounts on NFIP flood insurance policies.


Community Rating System: Quick Bites






The community rating system 


This video addresses the CRS, a program initiated by FEMA to provide communities with an incentive to go above and beyond the minimum NFIP standards for regulating development in the Special Flood Hazard Area.
Video Length: 6 Minutes 44 Seconds


Pocket Guide to the community rating system (CRS)


Pocket Guide to the CRS
Video Length: 4 Minutes 57 Seconds

COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM: Deep Dives





Preparing for CRS Verification Visit


Video Length: 22 Minutes 19 Seconds


CRS Repetitive Loss Properties


Video Length: 26 Minutes 30 Seconds


CRS Activity 610 – Flood Warning & Response

Video Length: 33 Minutes 44 Seconds

COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM Resources




National Flood insurance program community rating system

 

FEMA’s CRS webpage provides basic information and fact sheets about the CRS program.

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CRS Resources Home


CRS Resources website includes the CRS Coordinators Manual and CRS Application, as well as forms and reference materials needed to implement a community CRS program.

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CRS for community resilience


CRS Community Resilience Guide: Online tools for CRS elements that strengthen natural ecosystems and reduce vulnerability to flooding, including a Green Guide, Element Profiles of CRS activities, and success stories. 

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