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Claire B. Rubin has 38 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Floods
#1 – See this Wash Post article: Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt. Some excerpts from the article: The government is slowly phasing out subsidized flood insurance for more than a million Americans with houses … Continue reading
See this White House Press Release re the new E.O.: Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input. Details about the Flood Risk Management Standard are on this website. Update on … Continue reading
FEMA launches Interim Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate, It’s an Interim Office to specialize in helping clients/policyholders with NFIP issues. Clearly this was done to deal with a flood of complaints recently, especially from people in N.J.
Here is a useful document from the EPA titled FLOOD RESILIENCE; A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities (Sept. 2014). This 48 page document is in an unusual, 4-part interactive format. Issued Sept. 2014. The Diva is curious about … Continue reading
Climate Change: Better Management of Exposure to Potential Future Losses Is Needed for Federal Flood and Crop Insurance. GAO-15-28, October 29. Highlights (abstract) – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/666697.pdf
New website offers flood-avoidance tools in Hurricane Sandy’s wake ew Jersey residents and officials have a new tool, NJ ADAPT, to help them prepare for storms and sea-level rise. The project, led by Rutgers University, provides access to volumes of … Continue reading
Most of the time when we talk about disasters, they qualify for a presidential disaster declaration and involve FEMA. But smaller events are serious too and pose special problems when federal assistance is not forthcoming Thanks to James Fossett for … Continue reading