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FEMA Unveils Explanatory NFIP Videos

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FEMA Unveils Explanatory NFIP Videos

FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security have released a series of videos to explain the changes to the National Flood Insurance program announced last month.

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Congress Approves Three-Month Extension of NFIP

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With a Sept. 30 deadline looming, Congress has approved a broad package that will extend funding for the government and the National Flood Insurance Program until Dec. 8.

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House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown, Extend Flood Insurance Funding

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House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown, Extend Flood Insurance Funding

By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 359-57, the House voted on the evening of Sept. 22 to pass a stopgap spending bill that will avert an impending government shutdown by funding every federal government agency at current levels through Dec. 11. The Senate approved the bill on Sept. 30 and President Trump signed the measure into law. Absent congressional action, the government would have faced a shutdown on Oct. 1.

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FEMA Releases Flood Insurance Advocate Annual Report

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FEMA Releases Flood Insurance Advocate Annual Report

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on April 21 released the 2019 Annual Report from the Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate. The report examines and makes recommendations on policyholder and property owner concerns or frustrations with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Banking Agency Issues Guidance on Flood Insurance

Banking Agency Issues Guidance on Flood Insurance

On April 15, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a statement in response to FEMA extending the grace period for renewing flood insurance policies. The statement provides guidance to the financial institutions it regulates, and addresses conflicts between the FEMA rule and banking agency flood insurance rules.

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FEMA to Allow for Remote Inspection of Flood Losses

FEMA to Allow for Remote Inspection of Flood Losses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a new  COVID-19 Remote Claims Adjusting Guidance memorandum that allows for remote inspections of flood losses to protect the health and safety of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders and NFIP adjusters during the outbreak.

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FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

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FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be extending the grace period to renew flood insurance policies under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from 30 days to 120 days.

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Flood Insurance, HUD, USDA and Labor Programs Extended Through Sept. 30

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Flood Insurance, HUD, USDA and Labor Programs Extended Through Sept. 30

Congress approves spending bills that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program and key HUD and USDA programs funded through Sept. 30, 2020.

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National Flood Insurance Program Extended Through Dec. 20

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National Flood Insurance Program Extended Through Dec. 20

To prevent a government shutdown on Nov. 22, Congress has approved a continuing resolution that will keep the government funded for another month through Dec. 20. 

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FEMA Defers Implementation of New Flood Insurance Risk Rating System

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FEMA Defers Implementation of New Flood Insurance Risk Rating System

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it was deferring implementation of its new flood insurance risk rating program by one year until Oct. 1, 2021.

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