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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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Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands King Tides ProjectPosted on November 2, 2016 in NFIP News, UncategorizedHawai‘i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project post thumbnail
Please join us and fellow community members to learn about the Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program’s Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project and how YOU can contribute as a citizen scientist. When:  Monday, November 7, 2016 (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM) Where: Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership, Iolani School, 563 Kamoku Street, Honolulu, […]
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Wai Halana – October 2016Posted on October 12, 2016 in NFIP News, UncategorizedWai Halana – October 2016 post thumbnail
In this Issue: Spared by a Direct Hit, but Not Spared from Damaging Floods Know Your Stuff Do You Live in a Flood Zone? New Consumer Tools to Shop and Explore Coverage Options What if I can’t pay my credit card bills and loans after a natural disaster? Make a Disaster Plan for your Pets […]
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President Declares Disaster for HawaiiPosted on October 7, 2016 in NFIP News, UncategorizedPresident Declares Disaster for Hawaii post thumbnail
Release Date: October 6, 2016 Release Number: HQ-16-076 WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of September 11-14, 2016. […]
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