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Claire B. Rubin has 40 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: NFIP
From the NYTimes: A Broke, and Broken, Flood Insurance Program. Now, an unusual coalition of insurers, environmentalists and fiscal conservatives is seeking major changes in the federal plan as a deadline approaches.
From Bloomberg News: Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA’s Faulty Flood Maps Put Homeowners at Risk
How Washington lobbyists fought flood insurance reform. They have already maneuvered to slow lawmakers’ efforts to overhaul the National Flood Insurance Program and protect their industries’ profits.
Article today in Bloomberg News: Trump FEMA Chief Supports Cutting Coverage for Flood-Prone Homes It sounds like the new FEMA chief is picking up on an old Heritage Foundation recommendation.
From the NRDC, this new report on the National Flood Insurance Program: Troubled Flood Insurance Program Traps Homeowners in Floodprone Areas . The U.S. flood insurance program has repeatedly rebuilt some of the most flood-prone properties in the country, unintentionally setting … Continue reading
From the Washington Post: The country’s flood insurance program is sinking. Rescuing it won’t be easy. Some excerpts: The extreme cases are only a fraction of the NFIP’s 5 million active policies, but they historically have accounted for about 30 percent of … Continue reading