NFIP News

In this BW-12 SPECIAL EDITION issue: --Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act 2012 --Understanding the Types of Flood Zones --Pre-FIRM vs. Post-FIRM --BW-12 Quick Reference Guide --Premium Discount Options for Areas Affected by Map Changes --"What does it mean to be Full Risk Rated?" --"What about me?" --Homeowners Guide to Elevation Certificates --Checklist for New Home Buyers --How do I determine my Base Flood Elevation (BFE) ? --October 2013 Specific Rate Guidelines Released --Save Money on Flood Insurance

Wai Halana Newsletter released for July 2013. In this quarter's newsletter... --NOAA EXPECTS BELOW-NORMAL CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE SEASON --CAN EQUIPMENT BE LOCATED BELOW THE BFE AND STILL BE COMPLIANT? --BUYING AND SELLING A PROPERTY MAY TRIGGER FLOOD INSURANCE RATE CHANGES --NEW PRELIMINARY DIGITAL FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS FOR HONOLULU --ENHANCED GIS SERVICES FOR MSC AND MIP

The Wai Halana Newsletter for April 2013 has been released. New in this quarter's NFIP news... --WHO’LL MAP THE RAIN? --HISTORICAL HURRICANE TRACK --UPCOMING CHANGES TO THE NFIP --FPM FAQ, CONDO BUILDINGS- TOP OF BOTTOM FLOOR --FEMA BUILDING SCIENCE BRANCH