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National News: Bipartisan Call for Overhaul of the National Flood Insurance Program

11.26.18

Ahead of the November 30th deadline for the National Flood Insurance Program's short-term extension, former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrators from the Bush and Obama Administrations called for a complete overhaul of NFIP, suggesting that Congress should begin reforming NFIP by "tying the program's spending to progess".USA Today

Such reforms would include enhanced mapping, the creation of a revolving low-interest loan fund program, and new requirements such as enhanced mapping, seller disclosure of flood vulnerability, and updated building codes and standards. 

Read more on these recommendations for long-term NFIP reform in their USA Today Op-Ed.

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