Community Flooding Survey

This survey is a tool that will be used to help further the work of the Fix Flooding First coalition by learning from you about your experience.  Your answers to these questions in the survey below are anonymous and will help us identify flooding and drainage solutions that are important to you and your community.  Thank you for taking the time and thought to assist us in supporting our coastal community.

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* 1. What neighborhood do you live in?

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* 2. What is the name of your street?  (This question is optional.  If you choose to answer, please do not include your address).

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* 4. How long have you lived in your home?

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* 5. Do you have flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program?  (NFIP) 

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* 6. Do you experience nuisance or 'sunny day' flooding in your neighborhood during your commute?

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* 7. If yes, please explain:

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* 8. Does your property flood from storm events?  (Property means yard, garage, house, etc.)

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* 9. If yes, please explain: 

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* 10. If your property floods, were you made aware of any previous flooding incidents before you purchased it?

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* 11. If your house has flooded, did you submit an NFIP claim?

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* 12. If you submitted a claim through NFIP, would you describe your experience as easy or difficult to navigate?

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* 13. If you answered 'difficult' to question 12, please explain what was difficult about the process: 

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* 14. In a few sentences, please describe how you think the process could be improved/made easier:

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* 15. Have you ever considered relocating?

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* 16. If yes, why?  If no, why not?  What are the barriers?

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* 17. If there was a program through which you could sign a contract saying that you would allow the city to buy your house after the next flood event that substantially damaged your home, and in exchange, you would get subsidized insurance rates, would you take it?

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* 18. If yes, why?  If no, why not?

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* 19. Please share other locations in your neighborhood where you experience flooding and any other relevant information related to flooding:

Thank you so much for your time.  We want to hear more from you.  Please join us at Fix Flooding First if you have not already.  For questions or additional comments, please contact Betsy La Force at betsyl@scccl.org or 843-723-8035.

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