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Wai Halana – February 2016Posted on February 11, 2016 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
In this Issue: Why it’s Important to Buy Flood Insurance before “March 1, 2016” Reducing Flood Risk to Residential Buildings that Cannot be Elevated CEC Requirements for CFMs Simplified Test Drive the FHAT’s “Elevation Certificate Generator” Tool (Hawaii County) Preliminary FEMA Flood Map Appeal Process DLNR Enhanced Version of the New Elevation Certificate Download the […]
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Webinar: Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program PremiumsPosted on January 12, 2016 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
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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Legacy FHAT Set to Retire at the End of the YearPosted on December 16, 2015 in NFIP News, UncategorizedLegacy FHAT Set to Retire at the End of the Year post thumbnail
In 2008, the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool (a.k.a. FHAT) made it’s debut. The FHAT is a GIS mapping application for displaying and viewing of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP), Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) database and allows users to search for parcels throughout the state.  The existing FHAT had not been updated since it’s development until this past summer. […]
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November 2015 Changes to the National Flood Insurance ProgramPosted on December 2, 2015 in NFIP News, UncategorizedNovember 2015 Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program post thumbnail
There are more changes to the NFIP as a result of two recent acts passed by Congress. This video will summarize the changes that became effective November 1, 2015. 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 […]
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Expired FEMA Elevation Certificate has been Extended AgainPosted on October 28, 2015 in NFIP News, Uncategorized
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-34) forms are currently under review at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). OMB has extended the expiration date of these forms to November 30, 2015. Until the OMB review process is complete, please continue to use the […]
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