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If Wall Street Is So Smart, Why Is It Moving to Florida? Members Public

Wall Street South's risk problem.

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Data Dump: Lawmakers Question Flood Insurance Head on Modeling, Mapping and Data Sharing Members Public

The current leader of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was grilled at a congressional hearing Thursday regarding the U.S. government’s handling of modeling and mapping data that would be key to luring private market insurers into the market. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Deputy Associate

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U.S. Billion Dollar Inland Flood Events Doubled in 2016 Members Public

Inland flooding created more billion dollar losses in 2016 than at any other period over the last 15 years, according to data released Monday by the NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). The U.S. has experienced four billion-dollar inland flood events during last year, doubling the average

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Congressman May Want Global Capital for Flood, But Global Standards Not So Much Members Public

Days after setting a privatization agenda for U.S. flood insurance program that piqued the interest of global insurers, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) passed legislation that looks to curtail international insurance standards in the U.S. The Luetkemeyer-sponsored Transparent Insurance Standards Act [https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/

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