(We had an 80% reduction in Elevations and Zone Designations).
It was done by getting our local communities together to apply POLITICAL PRESSURE on our elected officials.
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There are 22,000 communities in a flood zone in the U.S. and most, if not all, of them have major mistakes with their mapping.If you are interested in having your community fight the maps, please email us with your contact information to StopFemaNow@gmail.com (Please provide cell number, city and state)
The sooner we organize in all our local communities across the nation the sooner we can PERMANENTLY fix this problem.
Stop FEMA Now Founder Says New Flood Maps Is a Good Start | NJTV News | Public Media New Jersey
FEMA’s revised flood maps which came out today have thousands of property owners in Atlantic, Hudson, Monmouth and Ocean counties relieved that they no longer have to worry about raising their houses on pilings. The strongest critic of FEMA”s flood maps prior to today’s news had been the group Stop…
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BOSTON: Hearing will focus on new flood insurance law | National Business News | The State
The Massachusetts Division of Banks will hold a public informational hearing to get input on rules that require creditors to provide disclosures when a borrower is required to purchase flood insurance.
***************"Sen. Vitter said during the subcommittee hearing that from 1978 to 2013, the program took in 13 percent more money in premiums than it had in claims."**************
"The private insurers who handle policies for the flood insurance program get a large percentage from each premium sold. A 2009 Government Accountability Office report found that FEMA allowed private insurers to pocket 30 percent or more of the cost of premiums for managing the policies. GAO said the government was overpaying by as much as 16.5 percent."
FEMA should reduce administrative costs on flood policies, boost participation: Editorial
FEMA administrator Craig Fugate appeared before a Senate banking subcommittee July 30 to answer questions about the handling of flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy. But while he had a chance, Louisiana Sen. David Vitter pressed Mr. Fugate on what his...
Swipe the photos and see Hurricane Katrina disaster dissolve into present-day recovery
Drag your cursor (on a computer) or swipe your finger (on a phone or tablet) across each photo below. The 2005 Hurricane Katrina photo will dissolve into a picture from the identical vantage point nine years later. CANAL STREET...