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Ready 2 React 2016

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in NFIP News, Uncategorized

LEARN HOW YOU CAN BE READY 2 REACT TO ANY EMERGENCY OR DISASTER THAT MAY STRIKE OAHU. Join the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management and our community’s first responders for an emergency preparedness event on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Pearlridge Center Uptown and Toys “R” US parking lot.  For ...
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Are YOU and your family prepared for a disaster or other emergency event? Would you know what to do, what emergency supplies you should have on hand or know how to communicate with your loved ones if separated during a disaster? Learn about these issues and much, much MORE tonight at a FREE disaster preparedness ...
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources is once again hosting it’s annual Floodplain Manager’s Conference on August 17th and 18th in Honolulu at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. There are still seats available to the 12th annual Hawaii Floodplain Manager’s Conference.  Check out this year’s conference agenda.   To register, visit: https://2016hifpmconference.eventbrite.com. Contact, conference coordinator Kristen Akamine ...
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Of all natural disasters, hurricanes are perhaps the most devastating to the built environment.  HURRIPLAN, is a newly developed approach for hurricane resilient community planning and building design.  Designing for hurricane hazards and community sheltering also provides the opportunity to deploy sustainable design strategies which enhance the resilience of coastal communities.  HURRIPLAN is a two-day ...
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The City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, in partnership with Council Member Ron Menor and Council Chair Ernie Martin, is sponsoring the “GET READY MILILANI Emergency Preparedness Fair” tomorrow (May 21, 2016) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Mililani High School Cafeteria.  Learn important tools to prepare your family, home, school, ...
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  A “Base Flood Elevation” (aka BFE) is a extremely important elevation needed for developing in a floodplain and for flood insurance rating purposes.  However, have you ever wondered how to determine what that elevation is when it’s not clearly identified on a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Map?  If the answer is ...
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The Department of Emergency Management will be at the Windward Oahu Disaster Preparedness Fair tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14th at Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744. After last year’s active Hurricane Season, the public is encouraged to come out to this free event. Talk to the experts on ...
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FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE YOUR FAMILY AND HOUSE FOR THE 2016 HURRICANE SEASON AND BEYOND!! When: April 28, 2016 5:30 to 7:30 PM Where: Honolulu Mission Memorial Auditorium 567 S. King Street Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813 Attend this free event and learn what you can do to prepare your family and residence for ...
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More change is coming to the NFIP as a result of two recent acts passed by Congress. This video will summarize the changes effective April 1, 2016. Many of these changes are a result of the implementation of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA) passed by Congress and signed into law in 2014 and ...
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Join a free webinar on January 20th, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST to explore a new report on the affordability of National Flood Insurance Program premiums from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report is the second in a two-part series that offers advice to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as ...
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