As the United States barrels toward the end of the fiscal year, a stalemate over the budget is making a government shutdown seem more likely by the day. Without a budget resolution in place by the Sept. 30 deadline, federal agencies must stop all non-essential work.
The DLNR Engineering Division is the state coordinating agency for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). DLNR staff will be available to perform flood zone determinations for property owners and be available to answer questions relating to flood insurance.
FEMA has released a data visualization map that shows the NFIP flood claims across the united states since 1980. This interactive tool lets you sort the flood insurance claim in every US state and territory by year.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources - Engineering Division will be on hand to answer questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) at the Climate Community Fair!
On April 1st 2023, Hawaiʻi achieved a huge milestone in its 43 years of participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Hawai'i became the only state with 100% participation in the FEMA's Community Rating System (CRS). The Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management practices that... Continue Reading →
Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents 2.0 is a two-part course on FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. This course brings participants the latest information on the NFIP, including instruction on the NFIP’s pricing methodology – Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action. Both parts of this webinar were newly filed for continuing education credits.
Blanca Begert, Grist News Fellow. This story was originally published by Grist. You can subscribe to its weekly newsletter here. California has nearly seen the last of the relentless sequence of storms that inundated the state since late December, leading to tens of thousands of evacuations, at least 20 deaths, and an estimated $1 billion in damages. ... Continue Reading →
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certificate and Dry Floodproofing Certificate for Non-Residential Structures are currently under review at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Until the review process is complete, the existing forms (with the November 30, 2022 expiration date) can still be used. Download copy of WYO Bulletin: FEMA W-22020 FEMA... Continue Reading →
Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On Sept. 30, 2022, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization to Dec. 16, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2022.