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FEMA Unveils ‘Risk Rating 2.0’

On Monday, FEMA announced changes to the way the NFIP will charge homeowners for flood risks. The change—dubbed “Risk Rating 2.0”—could have a significant impact on flood insurance bills for millions of Americans. The changes could lead to higher flood … Continue reading

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NFIP Reverses Mid-Term Cancellation Policy

On Monday, FEMA issued a bulletin stating that consumers cannot receive a refund for unearned premiums if they cancel a NFIP policy mid-term in favor of a private policy. The Big “I” is disappointed by this news but will continue to pursue … Continue reading

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Message from FEMA on the Coastal Barrier Resources System:

Beginning in late 2018, Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) boundaries will no longer be depicted on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are working … Continue reading

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IIAT/FEMA Clarifies Misinformation Regarding NFIP Claims and FEMA Disaster Relief

IIAT has been in contact with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials to clarify incorrect information that is being spread about filing for FEMA disaster relief. There is a rumor that you are required to file a claim on your … Continue reading

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FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Enhances the Flood Claims Process and Extends Grace Period for Policy Renewals

To support the ongoing disaster recovery  in Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is enhancing the flood insurance claims process and extending the grace period for paying policy renewal premiums for insured survivors affected … Continue reading

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Register for FEMA Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents this month for FREE!

Earn CE with this month’s FEMA Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents Presented by the National Flood Insurance Program. The webinars are available for FREE on a first come, first served basis. Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents Part One: … Continue reading

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After Historic Flooding, Gulf Coast Faces Busy Hurricane Season: Small Businesses at Risk

The threat of hurricanes and flooding is well-known to coastal region residents, but the situation may be getting worse. On Monday, April 18, Houston received more rainfall in a single day than any time in recorded history. That’s more rain … Continue reading

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