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Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013, 

Congress passed the Affordable Act of 2013 and signed by the president .  This Act amends some of the BW-12 Act. For a copy of the bill, type in to the browser, White House and "Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013."


National Flood Insurance Workshop for Insurance Agents, March 31

FEMA will be conducting a three-hour seminar for insurance executives on flood insurance and changes to property and casualty as it relates to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The three-hour seminar will be held on March 31, 8:30-11:30AM, in Hilo at the Aupuni Conference Center, 101 Aupuni Street.

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New Flood Insurance Rate Maps for South Kona

On February 7, 2014, a FEMA Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the areas of Hōnaunau, Keōkea, and a small section of Ki’ilae in South Kona, will become effective and create new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

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