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CIPR Resilience Resources
NAIC Publications on Resiliency, Disaster Preparedness, and Response
NAIC & NAIC Library Publications Published Date Summary Audience
Considerations for State Insurance Regulators in Building the Private Flood Insurance Market  12/9/2019 This document provides information regarding ways for a DOI to encourage growth of private residential insurance. State Regulators
State Disaster Response Plan  6/2020  This document is a template that is customizable to a DOI's individual needs. The Response Plan can be used when assisting consumers following a disaster.  State Regulators
Post Disaster Claims Guide  7/2019 This guide will help consumers understand what to do after a natural disaster damages their property, as well as how to prepare and take preventive measures to limit impact. Consumers
NAIC Disaster Assistance Program  11/2017 The NAIC Disaster Assistance Program is a series of services provided by the NAIC to any member jurisdiction experiencing the aftermath of a catastrophic event where additional support is needed. State Regulators
Flood Insurance Basics (Spanish)  N/A Covers flood risk, flood facts, flood policies, and how to buy flood insurance. Consumers

Flood Insurance Basics (English)

 N/A Covers flood risk, flood facts, flood policies, and how to buy flood insurance. Consumers
Consumer's Guide to Earthquake Insurance  2021 This guide proves information to consumers on purchasing earthquake insurance coverage. Consumers
Catastrophe Computer Modeling Handbook  11/2010 This handbook explores in some detail catastrophe computer models and discusses issues that have arisen or can be expected to rise from their use. State Regulators
NAIC Disaster Reporting Framework  3/2008 This Framework provides a narrative to guide states on initiating a coordinated disaster reporting effort. State Regulators
Resiliency and Mitigation Funding Sources  2/2020 A research report from the Library that summarizes resiliency and mitigation funding resources for states. State Regulators
Climate, Catastrophe, and Resilience Library Resources  N/A A curated collection of resources selected by library staff as they pertain to insurance regulation. State Regulators


Federal Resources on Resiliency, Disaster Preparedness, and Response
Publication/Website Authoring Organization Summary Audience
COVID-19 Pandemic Operational Guidance for 2020 Hurricane Season (FEMA) In preparing for the 2020 hurricane season, this document provides actionable guidance to SLTT (state, local, tribal, and territorial) officials to prepare for response and recovery operations and encourages personal preparedness measures amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  State Regulators; Consumers
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Consumer education about flood mitigation and risks.  Buy or renew a NFIP flood policy. Consumers
NFIP Desk Reference Guide Information on FEMA and NFIP resources before, during, and after a flood. State Regulators; Consumers
NFIP Claims Handbook Handbook on the claims process and how to file an appeal. Consumers
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)   State Regulators; Consumers
FEMA Flood Map Service Center Find official flood map, access a range of other flood hazard products, and take advantage of tools for better understanding flood risk. Consumers Information on preparing for and  responding to natural disasters such as flooding, tsunamis, pandemics, hurricanes, and more. Consumers Information on Federally Declared Disasters and disaster recovery aid. Consumers
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Federal disaster loans for businesses, non-profits, homeowners, and renters. Consumers
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Natural Disasters & Severe Weather General information on various natural disasters and how to prepare and respond. Consumers
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Information on weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate research, with an emphasis on technology and scientific processes. State Regulators; Consumers
National Hurricane Center (NOAA) Track tropical storms/hurricanes, read analyses/reports and explore weather data. State Regulators; Consumers
U.S. Geological Survey - Earthquake Hazards The USGS monitors and reports on earthquakes, assesses earthquake impacts and hazards, and conducts targeted research on the causes and effects of earthquakes. State Regulators; Consumers
U.S. Fire Administration Information on preparing, preventing and mitigating fire, including an archive of fire statistics/reports. Federal grants relating to fire safety/education are also available. State Regulators