While flood insurance may be purchased through private companies, FEMA also offers flood insurance at Catalog of Federal Disaster Assistance (CFDA) numbers are provided to help you find additional information on the CFDA website.  Flood insurance is widely recommended to anyone living in the Gulf Coast area, even if they aren’t in a flood plain.

National Flood Insurance Program
(CDFA Number: 97.022)
Enables property owners in participating communities to purchase insurance as a protection against flood losses in exchange for State and community floodplain management regulations that reduce future flood damages.