National Flood Insurance Program - NFIP Training


EMI Independent Study courses are free and available to anyone. The Independent Study catalog is available. Course exams require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number.


Course content will be updated as Program changes occur. Additional courses will become available in the weeks ahead.

In addition to the online courses, the following NFIP Perspectives informational videos are now available for viewing on


NFIP Perspectives: History and Background.

This video documents the evolution of the NFIP from its beginning to the present by highlighting various disasters, events, and legislation that have shaped the Program.

NFIP Perspectives: Insurance Mechanisms.

This video discusses the underlying insurance mechanisms employed by the NFIP to mitigate the impact of flooding.

Updates and Contact Info.

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Any questions or comments should be directed to the NFIP Training Contracting Officer’s Representative, Hugh Sanders at (202) 212-4736 or