Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Boost Flood Mitigation Funding, Lower Premiums

A boat makes it way past flooded property after Hurricane Florence past through Wallace, in North Carolina, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Photographer: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg) Florida Congressman Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) introduced legislation designed to drive down flood insurance premiums by creating a low-interest loan program to help property owners better flood-proof their homes and […]

FEMA Reverses Decision to Stop Issuing New Flood Insurance Policies

A mailbox is partially submerged by flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill. REUTERS/Randall Hill WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said on Friday it will resume issuing new flood insurance policies during the partial U.S. government shutdown, reversing a decision announced […]

President Signs Flood Insurance Extension but Government Shutdown Could Limit Operations

Article 0 Comments On Friday, December 21, 2018, President Trump signed into law a measure reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program until May 31, 2019. The flood program was set to expire at midnight on Dec. 21. However, the partial federal government shutdown that went into effect on Dec. 22 could affect the NFIP’s operations […]

Hurricane Florence Made History, Breaking 28 Flood Records in the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence devastated the Carolinas and the numbers show it By September 21, 2018 10:53 AM Hurricane Florence crushed rainfall and river flooding records in the Carolinas.