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2009-04-29 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- June 1, 2009 marks the beginning of Atlantic hurricane season. In addition to knowing appropriate safety precautions, FEMA recommends protecting your property now with a flood insurance policy.

2009-04-14 12:27:00

SEATTLE, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrent Technologies, Inc.

2009-01-12 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy seasonal rain and recent wildfire damage can make for a disastrous combination. Winter Rainy Season in the Northwestern United States brings intense winter storms and the majority of annual precipitation to the region.

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2007-02-02 00:50:00

Maps used to calculate flood danger in the U.S. rely on data that are decades out of date, according to a report that calls for a new national program to remap land levels.

2006-06-27 20:31:53

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed on Tuesday legislation to bolster the U.S. flood insurance program, struggling under a load of debt after last year's horrendous hurricanes.

2006-02-15 12:42:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved and sent to President George W. Bush a bill to raise the borrowing authority of the government's flood insurance program to $21.2 billion to cover claims from Hurricane Katrina and other storms.

2006-01-25 18:53:23

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government's flood insurance program, socked by billions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina claims, returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to ask for $5.6 billion in additional borrowing authority.

2005-11-21 23:21:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush signed into law legislation drastically raising the borrowing authority of the government's flood insurance program to $18.5 billion from $3.5 billion to cover claims from Hurricane Katrina and other flood disasters, the White House said on Monday.

2005-11-18 19:15:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Friday approved and sent to President George W.

2005-11-18 14:25:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday boosted the borrowing authority of the government's flood insurance program to $18.5 billion from $3.5 billion to cover claims from Hurricane Katrina and other flood disasters.


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