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Graham County Makes Flood Insurance Available

By on Mar 26, 2013 in Uncategorized |

March 26, 2013 ATLANTA – Graham County, N.C. is now a participating community in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which means property owners in unincorporated areas of Graham County can purchase federally-underwritten flood insurance. On March 21, 2013, Graham County was re-instated into the NFIP and is now among nearly 22,000 communities participating...

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Purchasing – and Maintaining – Flood Insurance is a Great Investment at any Time

By on Mar 21, 2013 in Uncategorized |

March 21, 2013 Flooding strikes countless unprepared Americans each year.  Unlike fire, wind, hail, or most other perils, flood damage is not covered by a homeowner’s policy.  An uninsured flood loss can undo a lifetime’s worth of work and create a mountain of bills.  Fortunately, a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy provides defense against such losses...

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There’s More to the NFIP than Just the Policy

By on Mar 19, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Release date: March 19, 2013 Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States.  Recently there have been more frequent severe weather events, like Hurricane Sandy that ravaged the East Coast.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) manages the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which provides flood insurance policies that give millions...

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March 18-22 is Flood Safety Awareness Week. Do You Know Your Flood Hazards?

By on Mar 15, 2013 in Uncategorized |

March 15, 2013 The week-long campaign provides an opportunity for emergency management experts to work together in sharing information about the dangers related to flooding, how to prepare for flood events and ways to prevent future damage from floods. “Flooding is the nation’s number one natural disaster and it can happen in any of our regional states,” said...

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33,000 more homes in N.J. added to FEMA flood map

By on Mar 14, 2013 in Uncategorized |

An additional 33,000-plus residential buildings in New Jersey are now considered to be in a flood zone under federal maps adopted by the state. The homes were not considered to be in a flood zone under outdated Federal Emergency Management Agency maps, according to the state Department of Community Affairs’ superstorm Sandy disaster recovery plan, released this...

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