Tag: National Flood Insurance Program

What is a 100/500/1000 year rain event?

See Also: What is a 100/500/1000-Year Flood Event? References Hershfield, D.M., 1961. Rainfall Frequency Atlas of the United States, Technical Paper No. 40. Weather Bureau, US Department of Commerce, Washington, DC. This started the 100 year rain event system. Although it…

Cost of Hurricane Katrina Relief and Rebuilding

Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan, Mortgages and Disasters A Ticking Bomb? (2014) Hurricane Katrina Fact File – Insurance Information Institute (2010) Towers Watson, Hurricane Katrina: Analysis of the Impact on the Insurance Industry (2005) After Hurricane Katrina: How federal aid helped the…

National Flood Insurance Program: Evaluation

National Flood Insurance Program: Evaluation (FEMA) Original Link This page is intended to provide the various study reports and background used to evaluate and inform the NFIP. Study Reports Summary Report and Recommended Performance Measures The Evaluation of the National…

President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Read President Obama’s Climate Action Plan in its entirety and fact sheet. PROGRESS REPORT: Highlighting Federal Actions Addressing the Recommendations of the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, JULY 2015 View the Infographic In June…

Standard Flood Insurance Policy Forms

http://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program/standard-flood-insurance-policy-forms Standard Flood Insurance Policy Forms Main Content Dwelling Policy Form General Property Policy Form Residential Condominium Building Association Policy (RCBAP) Form The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers three Standard Flood Insurance Policy forms. These forms provide policyholders with…

The Impact of Hurricane Isaac on Louisiana

http://theadvocate.com/news/5301477-123/isaacs-impact After Hurricane Katrina questions were raised about the long term safety of low lying communities outside the New Orleans levee system. No decisions were made and redevelopment was funded in these communities. These areas were flooded by Hurricane Gustav,…

Flood Control History

The Nation’s Responses To Flood Disasters: A Historical Account Alexander, J.S., Wilson, R.C., and Green, W.R., 2012, A brief history and summary of the effects of river engineering and dams on the Mississippi River system and delta: U.S. Geological Survey…