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Action On Flood Insurance Renewal

April 7, 2010
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The National Association of Realtors® said today that it will continue to press Congress for speedy action to renew authority for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to issue flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program that expired March 28. Congress is on its spring recess and will return April 12. Flood insurance is required by...
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New Flood Plain Maps For Washington, DC

March 27, 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began a six-month process to develop revised flood maps for Washington, D.C., designed to help local officials and residents identify known flood risks, and assist in making insurance and development decisions. FEMA continues to update its flood hazard maps nationwide...
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National Flood Insurance

March 16, 2010
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Madison, Wisconsin — The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) had its roots in the 1800s as the country recognized the federal government must play a leading role in controlling and responding to floods. Two previous chronological articles traced the evolution of a National Flood Insurance Program from its origins in a Supreme Court ruling of...
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RSS Greater Philadelphia Region

  • 2012 Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure
    First, I encourage you to please view this video message from Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, regarding the recent changes to Komen granting strategy. I also remind you that, like you, the Philadelphia Affiliate is concerned about these changes and are in discussion with Komen National [...] […]
  • Abraham Lincoln Union Open House
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Union League of Philadelphia, founded in 1862 as a patriotic society to support the Union and the policies of Abraham Lincoln, will host its annual Open House on Saturday February 4, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited to stay after the open house for a special [...] […]