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 →
Beginning April 1, 2022, all National Flood Insurance Program policies will be priced under Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action at their next renewal. Attend one of these upcoming webinars from FEMA to learn how to transition existing policies.
Congress must periodically renew the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) statutory authority to operate. On December 3, 2021, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the NFIP authorization to March 11, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 11, 2022. FEMA and Congress have never failed to... Continue Reading →
This webinar is a two-part course on FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. It includes the topics listed in the Federal Register notice on training and education requirements related to Section 207 of the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004, otherwise known as FIRA 2004.
The Certified Floodplain Managers exam is now being offered in a convenient digital format at test centers on Oʻahu, Kauaʻi, and Maui, as well as an online from your home or office.
Congress must periodically renew the National Flood Insurance Program’s statutory authority to operate. On Sept. 30, the President signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization to Dec. 3.
FEMA announced a significant investment in climate resiliency by authorizing $3.46 billion in mitigation funding for the 59 major disaster declarations issued due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. With the growing climate change crisis facing the nation, FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will provide funding for states, tribes, and territories to maximize their investment... Continue Reading →
CE credits offered for FREE Insurance Agent training on Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action RISK RATING 2.0: EQUITY IN ACTION FEMA is updating the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) risk rating methodology through the implementation of a new pricing methodology called Risk Rating 2.0. The methodology leverages industry best practices and cutting-edge technology to enable FEMA... Continue Reading →