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2012 January - Flood Insurance Consumer Information

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Entries for January, 2012

MPs slate Government flood defences

MPs slate Government flood defencesNews from Post Online: Insurers have demanded the government “grasp the nettle” and tackle flooding risks after the influential Public Accounts Committee demanded a renewal of the voluntary flood insurance agreement. The PAC report, Flood risk management in England, said the annual cost of flood damage would rise from its current [...]

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Ormond sets flood insurance meetings

Ormond sets flood insurance meetingsNews from Daytona Beach News-Journal: ORMOND BEACH — More than 1,700 properties in the city will be affected by a new federal flood insurance rate map scheduled for adoption this year, said City Planner Ric Goss. About 920 of those residents could be dropped from the zone and save money by [...]

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Making Flood Insurable for Canadian Homeowners

Making Flood Insurable for Canadian HomeownersNews from Free Live Webinar – February … – Canadian Underwriter: January 27, 2012 – by Canadian Underwriter magazine Request for more information Forward this article to a friend Print friendly version Webinar Details At present, homeowners in Canada cannot purchase overland flood insurance and instead are left to rely [...]

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Flood insurance mandatory when you live in flood zone

Flood insurance mandatory when you live in flood zoneNews from WAFF: MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – Living in a flood zone means your home can end up flooded anytime it rains. It also means flood insurance is mandatory. Keith Lang is dealing with flood insurance right now. He believes he’s in a 500 year flood [...]

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FEMA says mining bill could cut federal flood insurance

FEMA says mining bill could cut federal flood insuranceNews from Wisconsin State Journal: RON SEELY | Wisconsin State Journal | rseely@madison.com | 608-252-6131 | @rseely madison.com | | Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012 3:35 pm A provision in the Assembly mine permitting bill being considered in the state Legislature Thursday could jeopardize the state’s access [...]

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Remapping of floodplains will add costs for some homeowners

Remapping of floodplains will add costs for some homeownersNews from abc27: HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has almost wrapped up a nearly decade-long project that will result in higher costs for many homeowners. The remapping of floodplains is complete for most of central Pennsylvania. Dauphin and Lebanon county maps are still [...]

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Officials: Don’t gamble with flood insurance

Officials: Don’t gamble with flood insuranceNews from Bismarck Tribune: Federal Emergency Management Agency officials warn against gambling with flood insurance, particularly since their numbers show that North Dakota has the highest per capita presidential flood disaster declarations in the nation. Nearly 20 residents gathered at the Horizons Middle School on Tuesday evening to learn how [...]

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FEMA touts flood insurance

FEMA touts flood insuranceNews from Minot Daily News: It was a lesson in flood insurance basics at the town hall flood meeting held Monday at the Ward County Courthouse. Local, state, and federal personnel will be holding town hall meetings in three North Dakota communities Jan. 23-26 to help residents learn more about the flood [...]

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Flood Map Workshop for Insurance, Real Estate Professionals

Flood Map Workshop for Insurance, Real Estate ProfessionalsNews from Patch.com: Roswell will host a workshop for insurance and real estate professionals next week in conjunction with Alpharetta and the National Flood Insurance Program. Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have released new preliminary flood hazard maps.  While the new [...]

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Flood insurance: Are you covered?

Flood insurance: Are you covered?News from Statesman Journal: Property owners throughout the Mid-Willamette Valley are digging out their insurance policies and asking questions. Unless they’re among the relative few who have flood insurance, they might be learning some bad news. Basic homeowners insurance provides coverage for many kinds of storm damage, such as uprooted trees [...]

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