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2014 April - Flood Insurance Consumer Information

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Entries for April, 2014

Aurora reminds residents to think about flood insurance

Aurora reminds residents to think about flood insuranceNews from Aurora Beacon News: Beacon-News Staff April 29, 2014 6:18PM Updated: April 30, 2014 2:28AM While the last winter’s snow and brutal cold may be a memory, Aurora officials are reminding residents that springtime weather can also cause havoc in the form of heavy rains, winds, and [...]

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Soaring flood insurance premiums force localities to catch up

Soaring flood insurance premiums force localities to catch upNews from WDBJ7: VINTON, Va. – With heavy rain on the way, many families who live near creeks and streams are waiting, hoping water doesn’t make its way into their homes. Many are worried because they don’t have flood insurance, but say they can’t afford it because [...]

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FEMA extends flood insurance filing deadline by 6 months

FEMA extends flood insurance filing deadline by 6 monthsNews from The Star-Ledger: Homeowners filing flood insurance claims from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy now have more time to submit paperwork supporting their cases. The Federal Emergency Management Agency — which oversees the National Flood Insurance Program — is extending the proof of loss deadline for [...]

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Nearly 1000 NJ Sandy victims have sued flood insurance providers

Nearly 1000 NJ Sandy victims have sued flood insurance providersNews from The Star-Ledger: Nearly 1,000 Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey have filed lawsuits against their flood insurance providers since late 2013, and that number is expected to double in the next year, according to a report on NorthJersey.com. The U.S. District Court Clerk’s Office [...]

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NJ’s Superstorm Sandy victims turn to court for unpaid flood claims

NJ’s Superstorm Sandy victims turn to court for unpaid flood claimsNews from NorthJersey.com: Kevin R. Wexler/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER John Clancy of Keansburg is suing Allstate Insurance Co. after he got $ 36,000 to make repairs to his home, which he said would cost much more. He said he was covered for $ 250,000. Nearly 1,000 Superstorm [...]

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Flood Insurance Rates Going Up – WICS-TV

Flood Insurance Rates Going Up – WICS-TVNews from Flood Insurance Rates Going Up – WICS-TV: Family of Five Murdered One Year Ago Authorities Warn Drivers to Watch Out for Farm Equipment on Road Springfield Clinic Donates to Elizabeth Ann Seton Program Suicide Prevention Seminar Kicks Off Mental Health Awareness Month … Read the full article [...]

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More homeowners required to buy flood insurance with revised floodplains

More homeowners required to buy flood insurance with revised floodplainsNews from Daily Herald: 2014-04-25T15:00:00Z 2014-04-25T18:15:08Z More homeowners required to buy flood insurance with revised floodplainsCandi Higley DAILY HERALD Daily Herald Two public open houses were held this week to introduce a flood study update for areas in Utah County. FEMA’s Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning [...]

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San Diego Homeowners Drown in Flood Insurance

San Diego Homeowners Drown in Flood InsuranceNews from NBC 7 San Diego: Some San Diego homeowners who have never had to buy flood insurance in the past are now being forced by the government to pay up. Even the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) admits mistakes were made when updating the flood insurance rate maps. [...]

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Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending …

Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending …News from San Mateo Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel/Daily JournalCynthia Newton outside her North Shoreview home for which she is federally mandated to carry costly flood insurance. Newton is in the process of remodeling her kitchen. A big backyard, fruit trees, hardwood floors, brick [...]

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Seeking relief: Montclairite wants township to consider flood program

Seeking relief: Montclairite wants township to consider flood programNews from NorthJersey.com: Residents living in the area near Nishuane Brook and Toney’s Brook have been required to purchase flood insurance along with their mortgages, according to Gardiner Place resident Steven Sprung. Now, Sprung is asking for the township to help him and his neighbors find some [...]

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