KAUA‘I PROPERTY OWNERS MAY BE FACED WITH MANDATORY FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ON FEBRUARY 26

Hanapēpē & Waimea Rivers & Moloa‘a Stream & Bay Areas Impacted DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES  COUNTY OF KAUA‘I  DAVID Y. IGEGOVERNOR  SUZANNE D. CASECHAIRPERSON   DEREK KAWAKAMIMAYOR JOINT NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 12, 2021 KAUA‘I PROPERTY OWNERS MAY BE FACED WITH MANDATORY FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ON FEBRUARY 26  Hanapēpē & Waimea Rivers... Continue Reading →

FEMA Will Host a Series of Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits

Author(s): Jo Linda Johnson, Esq. FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights Director Jo Linda Johnson, shares more about the importance of FEMA's upcoming Civil Rights Stakeholder Summits. While disasters can affect us all, they can also create unique challenges to the individuals they impact. FEMA has seen firsthand how disasters affect communities differently.  When working to... Continue Reading →

Flood After Fire

Wildfires leave the ground unable to absorb water, creating conditions ripe for flooding. Burned vegetation and charred soil form a water-repellent layer blocking water absorption for years.

Updated Flood Insurance Resources

While 2020 may feel very different for most, disasters can and continue to happen. In a recent podcast Paul Huang, FEMA Assistant Administrator, discusses how purchasing flood insurance is one easy way homeowners and renters can prepare for the future.  The National Flood Insurance Program website has numerous resources for property owners, insurance agents and... Continue Reading →

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