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2011 November - Flood Insurance Consumer Information

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Entries for November, 2011

Deadline Extended for Flood Insurance Claims

Deadline Extended for Flood Insurance ClaimsNews from WBGH: From FEMA: National Flood Insurance policyholders have been given an extension to file the Proof of Loss (POL) form with the insurance company handling their claim, officials with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have announced. The POL, which must be signed and witnessed, is the statement [...]

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Woodbury County Will Submit New Flood Maps To FEMA

Woodbury County Will Submit New Flood Maps To FEMANews from KCAU: A new flood study done by Woodbury County could have some surprising results. The new flood maps show that more homeowners are out of the high risk flood plain than what the current FEMA maps show and this could mean good news for your wallet. [...]

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FEMA Extends Proof of Loss Deadline for Hurricane Irene

FEMA Extends Proof of Loss Deadline for Hurricane IreneNews from Patch.com: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a 60-day extension for the proof of loss deadline for flood victims of Hurricane Irene from Nov. 23 to Jan. 23, 2012, under the National Flood Insurance Program. The extension goes into effect for flood policyholders [...]

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Best Briefing Concludes majority of Thai Flood Losses from BI Claims

Best Briefing Concludes majority of Thai Flood Losses from BI ClaimsNews from Insurance Journal: A.M. Best Co. reports that the vast majority of insurance losses stemming from the massive flooding in Thailand will come predominately from the impact to manufacturing and supply chains, as discussed in the recently published analytical briefing “Thai Flooding Brings Industrial, [...]

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Revised FEMA flood maps for Collier en route, 20000 fewer properties affected

Revised FEMA flood maps for Collier en route, 20000 fewer properties affectedNews from Naples Daily News: The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Nov. 16 sent a letter to county officials to tell them the maps are finalized and a six-month compliance period is to begin. The new maps remove about 20,000 properties that would have [...]

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FEMA extends deadline in NC for Irene flood claims

FEMA extends deadline in NC for Irene flood claimsNews from The Virginian-Pilot: The Associated Press© November 27, 2011 People in North Carolina looking to file flood insurance claims related to Hurricane Irene now have more time to do so. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it is extending the deadline to Jan. 23. The extension [...]

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Post-flood insurance: Big changes – Bangkok Post

Post-flood insurance: Big changes – Bangkok PostNews from Post-flood insurance: Big changes – Bangkok Post: About business Big changes in industrial insurance policies coming, reduced coverage, higher price, shareholder shakeup & possibly insurance adjustor fees. Insurance policies that cover damage to large factories on flooded industrial estates (like the one above) is an emerging issue [...]

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Insurance companies frustrate flood victims

Insurance companies frustrate flood victimsNews from Citizens Voice: PLYMOUTH TWP. – More than eight weeks since Tropical Storm Lee destroyed his home, Shawn Joubert still hasn’t seen a cent of his flood insurance claim. Instead, the West Nanticoke resident says he’s been battling with claims adjusters and his insurance company, Traveler’s, and trying to wade [...]

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Eli Lehrer and others, Chicago, column: Flood insurance program needs US …

Eli Lehrer and others, Chicago, column: Flood insurance program needs US …News from Grand Forks Herald: By Eli Lehrer, Joshua Saks and Shana Udvardy CHICAGO — The floods that struck North Dakota earlier this year certainly cost a lot. Infrastructure repairs and human services will add more than $ 350 million to federal and state [...]

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Flood Insurance Issues Cause NC Officials to Write

Flood Insurance Issues Cause NC Officials to WriteNews from ClaimsJournal.com: Two North Carolina state officials want flood insurance claims adjusters to return to areas pummeled by Hurricane Irene to ensure home and business inspections are performed adequately so damage claims can be resolved as winter approaches. State Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and Bob Etheridge – [...]

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