flood insurance


The National Flood Insurance Programs market penetration rate: estimates and policy implications
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Flooding is a major source of loss to individuals and businesses in the United States. Private insurers have historically been unable to provide flood insurance at affordable rates, and until the establishment of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968, the primary

Adaptive flood management: the role of insurance and compensation in Europe
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We suggest that, from the perspective of adaptive capacity to uncertain future risks, commercial flood insurance is to be preferred on the basis of the assumption that Our findings are that the availability of commercial flood insurance is widespread in Europe

National flood insurance program: Background, challenges, and financial status
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In 1968, the US Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to address the nations flood exposure and challenges inherent in financing and managing flood risks in the private sector. Private insurance companies at the time claimed that the

The national flood insurance program: Status and remaining issues for congress
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Summary In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused widespread flood-related property damage in coastal areas of states throughout the Northeast and the mid-Atlantic region. The storm exposed vulnerabilities in the regions public transportation and infrastructure and

The National Flood Insurance Programs Mandatory Purchase Requirement: Policies, Processes, and Stakeholders
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Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which was created in 1968 and which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers, the federal government seeks to reduce the risk, loss, and expense associated

Evaluation of the National Flood Insurance Programs building standards
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This Evaluation consists of a series of reports assessing questions identified and prioritized by a steering committee about the National Flood Insurance Program. The reports of the Evaluation will be posted on the FEMA website as they are finalized. The website URL is

Assessing the adequacy of the national flood insurance programs 1 percent flood standard
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This Evaluation consists of a series of reports assessing questions identified and prioritized by a steering committee about the National Flood Insurance Program. The reports of the Evaluation will be posted on the FEMA website as they are finalized. The website URL is

A methodological approach for pricing flood insurance and evaluating loss reduction measures: Application to Texas
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Introduction if the natural disasters of recent years are any indication of what america will face in the future, it is time to recognize that our country has entered a new era of weather- related catastrophes. Because of increased population and more exposed assets in hazard

01 Flood Risk Insurance in England and Wales: Are there lessons to be learned from Scotland
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183 Appendix 6: The Crichton Formula : A new Insurance Guarantee 191 Appendix 7: Insurability Issues for flood: a global view. . 196 Appendix 8: Private Flood Insurance Solutions around the World.. 201 Page 5. 1 The Author

Costs and consequences of flooding and the impact of the National Flood Insurance Program
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On average, floods in the United States caused about $6 billion in damages annually between 1955 and 1999 including damages to private buildings, public facilities, and agriculture (University of Colorado 2001). However, standard homeowner policies do not

Hurricane Sandy, Storm Surge, and the National Flood Insurance Program
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Residential flood insurance is primarily provided through the federally run National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Following the devastating storm surge and flooding from Hurricane Sandy, concerns have been raised about the status of flood insurance in the

National flood modelling for insurance purposes: using IFSAR for flood risk estimation in Europe
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shareholders to produce an acceptable financial return on the risks underwritten. Generally, insurers are under no obligation to provide flood insurance . However, understanding the significant role of insurance in the economic

Flood insurance
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THE aggregate property damage caused by floods in this country has been estimated variously to average from $200 to $800 million per year. The record also shows the value of property damaged through flooding is increasing. This increase is a part from that

The role of actuarial soundness in the National Flood Insurance Program
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Flooding is the most common source of catastrophic loss for individuals and businesses in the United States. However, standard homeowner policies do not include flood coverage: private insurers have historically found it unprofitable to insure low-frequency, high-severity

Flood insurance
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Flood insurance is not covered under a standard home owners policy. If the property is located within unincorporated areas of Riverside County, federally backed flood insurance is available for all structures at a subsidized rate. Although a home may not be located in an

The National Flood Insurance Program: Past, Present, and Future
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Flood insurance in the United States primarily is provided by the federal government via the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), in partnership with private insurers and servicing contractors. In the afterma
th of the 2004 and 2005 hurricanes that struck the East and Gulf

Introducing a micro- flood insurance market in Bangladesh: institutional design and commercial viability
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The main objectives of this paper are to design and test the commercial viability of the introduction of different flood insurance schemes in Bangladesh, one of the poorest and most flood struck developing countries in the world. The study presented here takes place in

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
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Congress enacted the National Flood Insurance Act in 1968 creating the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in response to the rising cost of taxpayer-funded disaster relief for flood victims and the increasing amount of damage caused by floods. Before passage of the

Cost of Flood Insurance Rises, Along With Worries
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In recent weeks, the hefty flood insurance rate increases brought about by a 2012 law have stoked widespread alarm and uncertainty, prompting rallies, petitions and concern among state governors. Mississippi has sued the federal government to try to block the law. The