Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 21:21 EDT

Latest National Flood Insurance Program Stories

2012-03-20 10:25:07

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) are bringing Main Street to Capitol Hill as they convene March 21-22 in Washington, D.C. for their 2012 PIA Federal Legislative Summit. "We all know that 2012 is a critical election year, both for the future of our country and the interests of professional insurance agents," said PIA National President Thomas C. Adderhold. "Our summit this year occurs as many...

2012-03-12 00:15:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of National Flood Safety Awareness Week and in advance of the spring storm season, Allstate Insurance Company reminds Americans that now is the time to prepare for floods and consider their flood insurance needs. The average flood loss cost is $48,000 for homeowners and $85,000 on commercial property according to the National Flood Insurance Program. And, according to FEMA, higher than expected drought and fire conditions...

2012-03-09 11:33:00

FRESNO, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-running government program that promotes development in floodplains without considering the impacts on threatened and endangered species and their habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will now be forced to comply with the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) under a settlement agreement in a case filed by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and Kern County Water Agency against the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2011-08-17 10:00:00

ACTIVE HURRICANE SEASON IS PREDICTED THROUGH OCTOBER 2011, SO BE PREPARED AND DON'T DELAY PURCHASING FLOOD INSURANCE, WARNS I.I.I. NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than a fifth of U.S. homeowners have a flood insurance policy that protects their property and personal belongings, even though more than four out of every five natural disasters nationwide involve flooding, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Coverage for flood damage resulting...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Local Louisiana insurance company educates community about flood insurance coverage. Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Local Louisiana insurance and financial services provider, Cunningham Financial Group, strives to keep their local community educated and up-to-date on current events and coverage-specific news. One coverage area which Cunningham Financial Group has chosen to pay particular attention on is flood insurance. Beginning earlier this spring Louisiana residents have had to...

2011-05-01 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One month from the beginning of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging U.S. residents to prepare their homes and businesses for the heightened flood risks associated with hurricanes and tropical storms. Flood insurance is essential to help protect against the devastating effects of flooding, and the time to act is now; there is typically a 30 day wait before a policy takes effect....

2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With many communities throughout the nation facing threats of spring flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are once again joining forces to commemorate Flood Safety Awareness Week March 14 - 18. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/floodsmart/48725/ FEMA and NOAA's National Weather Service are...

2011-01-20 13:11:00

Family, Career Status Should Be Reflected In Your Policy Coverage NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major purchases and lifestyle changes such as marriage, divorce or retirement can have a profound effect on your insurance needs, so an annual coverage review is always a good idea, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Discussing your current insurance needs with your agent, broker or company representative to make sure your coverage is up-to-date is...

2010-10-13 15:21:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrent Technologies, Inc. (Torrent) announced today that Century Focused Fund II, a private equity fund sponsored and managed by Century Capital Management, LLC, completed an investment in Torrent. Torrent plans to use the additional capital to support their rapid growth and to recapitalize early investors in the company. Torrent is a technology leveraged business services company that provides back office policy and claims processing services to private...

2010-07-15 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Chairman of the Congressional Urban Caucus and Pennsylvania's senior appropriator on the House Appropriations Committee, issues the following statement on hypocritical disparity in the national priorities regarding property insurance versus health insurance. "Today the House of Representatives will pass much-needed legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program. This vital program ensures...