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Flood Exposures in HawaiiPosted on March 10, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedFlood Exposures in Hawaii post thumbnail
ICAT and Centauri Specialty have teamed up to host six hours of FREE continuing education classes (three hours of Property/Casualty Law credits and three hours of Property/Casualty Subject credits) in Hawaii. FEMA Region IX’s Flood Insurance Specialist, Edie Lohmann will present on “Flood Exposures in Hawaii”.  State NFIP Coordinator, Carol Tyau-Beam will provide a brief […]
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Flood Insurance Training for Insurance AgentsPosted on March 10, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedFlood Insurance Training for Insurance Agents post thumbnail
In response to the recent flooding events in NV, CA, and HI, FEMA is hosting two Basic Agent Training webinars entitled, “Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance”.   The workshops are free and offer continuing education credit for each session attended.  Due to high demand and limited capacity (500 registrant max for each session), the webinars listed […]
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FREE Educational Sessions coming to Kauai and HiloPosted on February 28, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedFREE Educational Sessions coming to Kauai and Hilo post thumbnail
Title Guaranty is sponsoring two educational sessions in March.  State NFIP Coordinator, Carol Tyau-Beam will provide a legislative update on efforts to amend HRS 46-88 to ensure continued eligibility in the NFIP.  In addition, speakers from Kauai (Stanford Iwamoto and Ka’aina Hull) and Hawaii County (April Suprenant and Bethany Morrison) will discuss various development requirements […]
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Wai Halana – January 2017Posted on January 20, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedWai Halana – January 2017 post thumbnail
In this Issue: Insurance Against Extreme Events: Pairing Short-Term Incentives with Long-Term Strategies Free Substantial Improvement / Substantial Damage Workshop Association of State Floodplain Managers comment on HUD and USACE’s Proposal to Implement FFRMS HUD Proposes “Relilience Standard” to Protect Communities and Taxpayer-Funded Investments from Flooding APA Updates 19 year old “Subdivision Design and Flood […]
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FREE Substantial Improvement / Substantial Damage WorkshopPosted on January 3, 2017 in NFIP News, UncategorizedFREE Substantial Improvement / Substantial Damage Workshop post thumbnail
“Are you thinking about renovating an older home or building?” The Department of Land and Natural Resources will be hosting a 1-day FEMA-led training that will provide an overview of the critical components of renovating or rehabilitating certain existing structures located in high hazard flood zones.  These renovations could trigger compliance with Federal NFIP and Local […]
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