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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

CRS ELEVATION CERTIFICATE TRAINING VIDEOS

A series of 8 videos about accurate completion of Elevation Certificates (ECs), with emphasis on fields verified during Community Rating System (CRS) review of ECs. The videos describe each section of the EC, accurate completion of important fields, common errors, and how to correct errors on an EC.

Course length: 100 Minutes 32 Seconds 

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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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