This new FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 video provides an explanation of a building’s rating variables related to where it’s built and how it’s built.
Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance Webinar 2.0 (CE Credits)
July Webinars - Register Now!
King Tide Photo Surveys! (Round 2 – July 12 & 13)
Participate in community science! Submit your King Tide photos on July 12th and 13th!
New Flood Maps for Hawai'i! What are the Differences?
by Eric Simmons, FEMA Region 9 My grandfather would say “use the right tool for the job” as we pulled many a coup in the workshop. The right tool rule can also refer to communications as using a flood map for purposes which it was never intended is fraught with risk. Similarly, using the right... Continue Reading →
WE NEED YOUR HELP! King Tide Photo Surveys next week!
Help us document the impacts of King Tides (the highest high tides of the year). Documenting King Tides can give us a snapshot of what our future shorelines may look like with rising sea levels. Visit the project website, www.PacificIslandsKingTides.org, for peak high tide times at locations across the Hawai'ian Islands on King Tide photo survey dates.
Meet DLNR General Flood Control Plan Coordinator, Jizella San Andres
Jizella San Andres is a Professional Engineer with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is born and raised in the Philippines, and immigrated to the U.S. with her family in 2010. In the past year, she moved to Honolulu to work at the Hawai'i Department of Health.... Continue Reading →
Earn Free CE! Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents 2.0
June Webinars - Register Now! (Capacity is Limited)
National Flood Insurance Program – Answers to Questions About the NFIP
This 76-page guide provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and provides valuable information about flood insurance, flood mitigation actions and what to do before and after a flood.
Hurricane Season is Upon Us – Are You Prepared?
It is a common misconception that hurricanes do not cause damage to the Hawai'ian Islands. In fact while hurricanes do not commonly make landfall in Hawai'i, the increased rainfall, storm surges and ocean swells cause devastating damage. Over the past 8 years, FEMA has paid out Hawai'i Residents over $1M in flood insurance claims. The... Continue Reading →