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National Flood Insurance Program

Also see: Insurance Law, Levee Law; Disaster Law; FEMA

National Flood Insurance Program Blog Entries

National Flood Insurance Program: Evaluation - a comprehensive review of the NFIP by FEMA in 2006 with later follow ups.

DeCosta v. Allstate Ins. Co., 730 F.3d 76, 77 (1st Cir. 2013) - Restrictions on suing the National Flood Insurance Program

In re Katrina Canal Breaches Consolidated Litigation, 572 F.Supp.2d 664 (E.D.La. 2008) - Court cannot reform terms of a National Flood Insurance Policy

Midwest Flooding Disaster: Rethinking Federal Flood Insurance? CRS, August 11, 2008

National Flood Insurance Program: Financial Challenges Underscore Need for Improved Oversight of Mitigation Programs and Key Contracts. GAO-08-437, June 16, 2008.

Gibson v. American Bankers Insurance Co., 289 F.3d 943 (6th Cir. 2002) - National Flood Insurance Program policy provisions preempt state insurance law claims

National Flood Policy Challenges Levees: The Double-edged Sword. This is a position paper prepared by the Association of State Floodplain Managers, (ASFPM) in 2007.

National Flood Insurance Program: Greater Transparency and Oversight of Wind and Flood Damage Determinations Are Needed. GAO-08-28, December 28, 2007

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM - New Processes Aided Hurricane Katrina Claims Handling, but FEMA’s Oversight Should Be Improved. GAO-07-169, December 2006.

Study of the Economic Effects of Charging Actuarially Based Premium Rates for Pre-FIRM Structures. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (May 14, 1999)


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