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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

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NFIP Rating and the Community Rating System

(8/22/2013)

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Know Your Line: Be Flood Aware

(8/22/2013)

Upcoming Changes to the NFIP – Recent Flood Insurance Legislation will Affect Subsidized Rates for Pre-FIRM Buildings

(1/29/2013)

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States and Communities Work to Coordinate Building Codes and Floodplain Management Ordinances

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FloodSmart Websites Offer New Resources for FloodSmart Partners and Agents

9/13/2012)


Disputing Flood Zones

(9/13/2012)

Migigation
Articles appearing on the e-Watermark website or from the Watermark newsletter that relate to mitigation.

Help for New Floodplain Managers
Describes online resources for understanding the NFIP. (9/2/2008)

Communities with Class
Reports May 2008 CRS class changes. (8/6/2008)

When the River Changed Course
Describes a successful mitigation project in Washington. (6/3/2008)

Map Exceptions in Coastal Areas
Describes map exceptions in CBRA Zones. (5/8/2008)

Protecting Substantially Damaged Buildings
Explains how to mitigate using FRED. (5/8/2008)

Digital Vision
Describes FEMA efforts to digitize flood maps. (1/7/2008)

Bringing the Gulf Coast Up To Speed
FEMA offers mitigation and planning assistance to Gulf Coast governments. (08/01/2007)

Controlling Flood Damage
Flood control now means more than levees and dams. (06/01/2007)

Mid-Course Adjustment: Flood Maps
Adjustments to FEMA's Map Mod project serve vulnerable populations. (03/01/2007)

Behind the Levees
Some levees may provide insufficient protection from flooding. (02/01/2007)

Supporting Local Loss Reduction Planning
New tools track hazards and guide growth. (Watermark 2007, No. 1)

Frequently Used FEMA Mitigation Webpages
Quick links for FEMA's website. (Watermark 2007, No. 1)

Tracking Severe Repetitive Losses
Pilot program to mitigate the most severe repetitive loss properties. (Watermark 2007, No. 1)

Strong Building Codes Limit Hurricane Damage
How one community uses codes for protection. (12/01/2006)

Mitigation Saves
A National Institute of Building Sciences study demonstrates that FEMA's mitigation initiatives translate into direct savings for taxpayers. (Watermark 2006, No. 2)

Hillsbrough County Tests Map Mod Outreach
A Florida community successfully partners with the NFIP's FloodSmart campaign to prepare the public for map changes. (Watermark 2006, No. 2)

CRS Gains
Class improvements in the Community Rating System and the new premium reductions received by NFIP policyholders in the communities that earned them. (Watermark 2006, No. 2)

Simple Retrofitting Can Save Money... and Your Home
New flood vents save a Louisiana home from Hurricane Katrina flooding. (Watermark 2006, No. 2)

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