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!
FEMA has created an activity coloring book titled Building Codes Activity Book to help children learn about the ways in which building codes help to protect communities against natural hazards. By using natural hazard-resistant building codes, communities are better prepared for events such as earthquakes, storms, floods, and fires.
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 →
NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has forecasted a third year of La Nina conditions in the Pacific. La Nina is a natural ocean-atmospheric phenomenon marked by cooler-than-average sea surface temperatures across the central and eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator, and the opposite of El Nino, which features warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures in that region
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.