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National Hurricane Center to Begin Publishing Storm Surge Maps

National Hurricane Center to Begin Publishing Storm Surge Maps

The National Hurricane Center is stepping up its warnings about storm surge and will start publishing maps this summer that show where tropical storms are likely to cause flooding along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. E&E News reports that the ...

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FEMA Releases Flood Insurance Advocate Annual Report

FEMA Releases Flood Insurance Advocate Annual Report

The Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate released the 2019 Annual Report and Executive Summary which increases transparency and supports the ongoing improvements to the National Flood Insurance Program. In 2019, five primary policyholder and property owner concerns or frustrations have been i...

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Raise Flood Awareness with These Earth Day Activities for Kids

Climate change has increased our flood risk due to rising sea levels and more intense storms. We may be isolated at the moment, but we’re all on this planet together. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, ASFPM wants to help your kids celebrate Earth Day with these fun yet educational ...

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ASFPM Chair Ricardo Pineda testifies on behalf of ASFPM.

ASFPM is testifying today at 9:00 central in the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee; Water Resources Subcommittee. ASFPM Chair Ricardo Pineda will testify on behalf of ASFPM. The focus of the hearing is on Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act: Promoting Resiliency of ...

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