National Flood Insurance Program

Satellite image of Hurricane Laura at 2:50 a.m. CDT on August 27, 2020.

7 Ways Congress Could Help Safeguard Communities and Wildlife From Hurricanes

This year is already bringing an unusually active hurricane season, with more than a dozen named storms, including five hurricanes, halfway through the season. NOAA is predicting we may see …

reddish egret

Safeguard Reddish Egret Habitat + Crucial Protection for Our Coasts and Rivers

Hurricane season is again upon us, with storms threatening communities, homes, and wildlife habitat in their path. As communities recover in the wake of these storms and floods, we must …

Hurricane Harvey: How To Help & Wildlife Impacts to Watch For

For those of us outside the Houston area, watching the coverage of Hurricane Harvey has been both heartbreaking and heartening. It’s devastating to see residents forced from their homes, clutching …

Osprey

A Way Forward to Protect Osprey’s Coastal Habitat

The awe-inspiring osprey are found near ponds, rivers, lakes and along our coastal waterways. But coastal development combined with the impacts of superstorms and extreme weather events such as Hurricane Sandy could spell trouble for coastal communities and wildlife.

Post-Sandy: Working with Nature to Keep Us Safe

Weekly News Roundup – June 29, 2012

The Seattle Rain: A Love/Hate Relationship

Weekly News Roundup – September 9, 2011

Our offices were closed last Friday, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Congress Moves Flood Insurance Reform Forward as Americans Face …

Habitat Restoration: The Key to Saving Our Salmon

Entering Mount Rainier National Park I am automatically drawn to the White River; its braided, meandering channels flowing down from Emmons Glacier, sweeping through old growth forest, and Mount Rainier …

Calling for a SmarterSafer National Flood Insurance Program

As we begin to assess the damage from some of the most severe flooding since 1927, it is critical that Congress not miss this opportunity to substantially reform the NFIP …

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