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Vincent Mazzei, Jr., P.E.
Assistant Commissioner
Watershed & Land Management
401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
PH: (609) 292-2178
FX: (609) 633-0750

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Dam Safety & Flood Engineering
Bureau of Flood Engineering
Mail Code 501-01A
501 East State Street
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

Between Insurance Agents and Real Estate Agents it is good to know what to do when asked about Flood Risk and/or Flood Insurance. Below are common links that can be used to answer general questions that you may be asked.

The Basics


What Real Estate Agents need to know and Say about Flood Risk and Flood Insurance Fact Sheet

Questions and Answers about Flood Insurance for Real Estate Professionals Pamphlet

National Flood Insurance Program Website

FEMA Map Service Center – Identify a Properties Flood Zone

FEMA Flood Map Changes Viewers – Website to Compare Effective Maps and Preliminary Maps

Window to the Law: Flood Insurance and Disclosures: What You Need to Know

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Compliance Manual

Below are links that Clients should be aware of before closing or in general when it comes to Flood Insurance or Flood Risk.

What Clients Need to Know


Flood Insurance: What Your Clients Should Know Before Closing

Why Do I Need Flood Insurance Brochure

Lower-Cost Flood Insurance: The Preferred Risk Policy

Flood Insurance Marketing Agent Field Guide


Along with the Basics and what clients need to know there are more resources that go over the principles of Flood Insurance along with there coverage. There are also links that provide you information on ways to lower the cost of your premium insurance and the Insurance Claims Process. This would all classify as Flood Insurance Coverages and Claims.
In the Flood Mapping Aspect, an additional resource that can be used is the Interactive map provided by FEMA Region II. This allows the user to look up the respective address of house and it will tell them what the Base Flood Elevation is for that location.

Flood Insurance Coverages and Claims Description
Basic Principles of Flood Insurance: 4 Short Videos
NFIP Summary of Coverage Pamphlet
Five Ways to Lower the Cost of Your Flood Insurance Premium
FEMA’s Flood Insurance Claims Process
Consumer Compliance Outlook
Flood Mapping FEMA Region II – What’s my Base Flood Elevation (BFE)?

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