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Flood insurance educational meetings being held in Hilo and Kona September 25 & 27, 2018

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 Kona, on the […]

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Senate passes bill to delay flood insurance increase

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (S. 1926), which U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz co-sponsored. This bill will prevent aggressive flood insurance rate hikes until the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) examines how it can ensure affordable flood insurance for families and businesses. It will also require […]

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FEMA flood insurance maps available

FEMA flood insurance maps available

Hawaii 24/7 Staff FEMA has issued preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) and a revised Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for the Big Island that will indicate whether individual properties might be subject to flooding. FEMA provides a 90-day appeal period on the preliminary maps, which ends Jan. 12, 2012. After that period, new or […]

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