This summit will highlight how the federal government aims to assist counties and provide insights from insurance industry leaders on the state of the market and opportunities to address the challenges we face.

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About the Summit

As the frequency, severity and cost of natural disasters continues to increase, counties are on the front lines preparing our communities and residents to face the impacts while managing response efforts. One critical tool is access to affordable insurance. However, some states have started to see insurers withdraw entirely, leaving residents and communities without access to property and casualty insurance.

This summit will highlight how the federal government aims to assist counties and provide insights from insurance industry leaders on the state of the market and opportunities to address the challenges we face.

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