FEMA is updating the National Flood Insurance Program's risk rating methodology through the implementation of a new pricing methodology called Risk Rating 2.0 - Equity in Action. The methodology leverages industry best practices and cutting-edge technology to enable FEMA to deliver rates that are actuarially sound, equitable, easier to understand and better reflect a property's flood risk.
With hurricane season fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its National Flood Insurance Program advise Hawaii residents to prepare now for hurricane-related storms and flooding.
Premium Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) outlined in the attached FEMA Write Your Own (WYO) Bulletin dated October 1, 2020.
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.
Join Sticky the Opihi in his adventures, and learn about storms and flooding in this family friendly activity book. Including coloring, drawing, word searches, and mazes.
KAUAI RESIDENTS - if your home was damaged by the recent March flooding (MARCH 2020), the information you provide may be used to determine or not whether certain federal aid is made avail to Kauai residents/and or state of Hawaii. https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/96b5fb3676f94718b472e33894d93a51
The grace period for National Flood Insurance Premiums (NFIP) has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see FEMA's WYO bulletin (W-20002) for details.
Continuing its risk management practice against future catastrophic flood losses, FEMA announced its 2020 traditional reinsurance placement for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Reinsurance is a financial risk management tool used by private insurance companies and public entities to protect themselves from large financial losses. If a qualifying catastrophic flood event occurs, the reinsurance... Continue Reading →
Are you preparing for Hurricane Season? Thinking about getting flood insurance? Well you may want to call your agent ASAP. WHY? This afternoon, Congress approved a 2 week extension (until June 14) of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which was set to expire and required reauthorization by 11:59 PM EST tomorrow (May 31, 2019)... Continue Reading →