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One Federal agency repairs home only to be demolished later

FEMA's acquisition of properties under the Hazard mitigation program (HMGP) of properties for which home repair claims have been paid, results in money being wasted. Billions of dollars will be saved in the future if we take corrective measures now. FEMA Individual Assistance (IA) section pays up to $30,000 to uninsured homeowners to repair their homes immediately following a disaster while the National Flood Insurance... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

FEMA/NFIP Letters of Map Change-Delivery Options

FEMA engages in Floodplain Mapping for insurance rating. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are based on hydraulic and hydrologic studies captured at the time of the data review. The FIRMS are only as good as the data used at the time of completion. Because of this we consider updates from local government and private land owners. Depending upon the science presented as consideration for an update, the outcome of the... more »

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