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HAWAI‘I COUNTY, Hawai‘i – Flooding is one of the major natural disasters in the United States. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Insurance Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Hawai‘i County invite property owners and renters to an important educational meeting, in Hilo and in ...
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State’s Largest Emergency Preparedness Event returns for its 6th year this coming Saturday, July 28th at Pearlridge Center from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies will be on hand to offer valuable preparedness information and answer important questions you may have on preparing for an emergency or disaster. The ...
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NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS SCHEDULED MAY 14-17 ON KAUA‘I  Policy holders affected by the April 15-16, 2018 flooding event urged to attend  LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and County of Kaua‘i invites NFIP-insured renters, home and business owners affected by the April ...
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NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSION SCHEDULED THURSDAY MAY 10 IN NIU VALLEY  Policy holders affected by the April 13, 2018 O‘ahu flooding event urged to attend HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and the City and County of Honolulu invite NFIP insured renters, home ...
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During the week of April 23rd – 26th, eighteen different State, City and non-government agencies (see agency list) participated in two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) held in Waimanalo and Koko Head District Parks.  The DRCs were opened to provided those affected by the recent severe weather, valuable information about available services and assistance at one convenient location. The Department of Land ...
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Much like the same reasons we visit the doctor each year for a physical exam, property owners should also have an annual insurance check up on their home.  The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) suggests homeowners review their policies and find the answers to the following: What type of coverage do you have, How much coverage do ...
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As part of the efforts of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUDs) Regulatory Reform Task Force, the agency has determined not to pursue five proposed rules published in the Federal Register and, as a result, is withdrawing the rules from HUD’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. HUD is taking this action consistent ...
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NFIP Reauthorization

Posted on Jan 13, 2018 in NFIP News, Uncategorized

Property owners who have a flood insurance policy that needs to be renewed in the coming weeks or prospective buyers who will need to obtain flood insurance as a condition of closing their loan, should keep a close watch on Congress and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  The NFIP must be reauthorized by next ...
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In this Issue: It’s Not a Matter of If, But When … Hurricane INIKI 25 Years Later Protect Your New Home – Flood Risk & Flood Insurance Basics DLNR Participates in Hazard Preparedness Fairs Protect your Home and your Finances Health Safety Following a Flood Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards Counties Offer Emergency ...
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In this Issue: Act 70 Keeps Hawaii Eligible in the NFIP Meet Hawaii County’s New Floodplain Manager Meet Hawaii’s Newest Certified Floodplain Managers Understanding FEMA’s Summary of Map Actions and Revalidation Letter Staying Prepared Even After Hurricane Season DFIRMs Effective for Hawaii County VOICES OF THE SEA: Sea Level Rise and the Ala Wai Download the October ...
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