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2013 February - Flood Insurance Consumer Information

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Entries for February, 2013

Leeds Could Be Added To Flood Insurance Map Pending FEMA Study

Leeds Could Be Added To Flood Insurance Map Pending FEMA StudyNews from KCAU: By Staci DaSilva sdasilva@kcautv.com Areas protected by the Floyd River levee haven’t been flooded in decades, even through the summer of 2011 flood. But a new FEMA study could lead to business and homeowners between 6th and 43rd streets in the area [...]

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Understanding Flood Insurance: What Are Its Limits? And Can I Get It?

Understanding Flood Insurance: What Are Its Limits? And Can I Get It?News from Habitat magazine: Feb. 19, 2013 — After the storm, after the surge, after the wind has died, after floodwaters recede, the finger-pointing inevitably begins. “We did not have flood insurance,” says Dr. Janie Simmons, an anthropologist and AIDS researcher who serves as [...]

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FEMA demands flood insurance near Floyd River

FEMA demands flood insurance near Floyd RiverNews from KTIV: SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, says homes and businesses near the Floyd River have to get flood insurance. People in Leeds are scratching their heads, and those who grew up there say it hasn’t flooded since the 1960′s. Since [...]

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Many flood insurance claims languish after Sandy

Many flood insurance claims languish after SandyNews from U.S. News & World Report: By DAVID B. CARUSO and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Up and down the Atlantic coast, people are telling horror stories about how long it has taken to get an insurance check for flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. [...]

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Flood Insurance Program Backlog Worries NJ Politicians

Flood Insurance Program Backlog Worries NJ PoliticiansNews from Patch.com: New Jersey’s Congressional delegation this week sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate expressing their concern over the backlog of claims involving the National Flood Insurance Program. “New Jerseyans have suffered tremendous hardships since Hurricane Sandy struck last fall.  We must [...]

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New FEMA Flood Insurance Maps for New Jersey

New FEMA Flood Insurance Maps for New JerseyNews from New York Times: Flood insurance maps are divided into zones based on level of expected flooding and wave action. ‘A’ zone Waves are expected to be low. Zone is usually further from the oceanfront, and foundations can be solid. ‘V’ zone Waves over 3 feet are [...]

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Lawmakers complain about backlog of flood insurance claims

Lawmakers complain about backlog of flood insurance claimsNews from Asbury Park Press: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned [...]

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Sandy victims to Rep. Pallone: flood insurance payouts delayed, less than …

Sandy victims to Rep. Pallone: flood insurance payouts delayed, less than …News from The Star-Ledger – NJ.com: The remnants of a Union Beach home devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger   After months of waiting, the letter finally arrived last week from Scott McQuarrie’s flood insurance company. Attached to it, he said, was a [...]

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Schumer Calls On FEMA to Expedite Flood Insurance Payments

Schumer Calls On FEMA to Expedite Flood Insurance PaymentsNews from Patch.com: More than three months after floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy ravaged southern portions of Lindenhurst, Donald Werle’s home remains unlivable. His house on Granada Parkway, across from Harding Avenue Elementary School, has no interior walls as studs and wires are visible. Werle, naturally, would like [...]

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Christie: Fed flood insurance program ‘has stunk’

Christie: Fed flood insurance program ‘has stunk’News from The Detroit News: Our apps connect you with the best news, sports, auto and entertainment coverage from our team of award-winning journalists. For iPhone and iPod Touch For Android …………… continues on The Detroit News … Read the full article Related News:

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