Sunday, January 20, 2008

FEMA updates flood insurance rate maps

In a number of places in the United States, flood insurance rate maps are being revised. Here's a selection of recent stories about this ticklish process:

City to unveil updated flood maps
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD - 11 hours ago
By staff reports The City of Sioux Falls is hosting four open houses to inform residents about the federal government's new Flood Insurance Rate Map. ...
Flood maps still under appeal
Moorpark Acorn, USA - Jan 18, 2008
According to the initial Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map created by FEMA, half of Moorpark could be under water if a 100-year storm occurs. ...
Changes to FEMA Flood Map pending
ThisWeekNews, OH - Jan 18, 2008
For the first time since 1995, changes to the Flood Insurance Rate Map applicable to the Grove City area will be published by the Federal Emergency ...
City takes small steps for FEMA flood control
San Mateo Daily Journal, CA - Jan 18, 2008
The creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Flood Insurance Rate Map in 2001 caused a stir in San Mateo when residents in the North Shoreview ...
FEMA updates preliminary flood maps
Florida Weekly, Florida - Jan 16, 2008
As a result of successful appeals, 76 of Lee County's 155 preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map panels have been revised by the Federal Emergency Management ...

Shown above: Flood insurance rate map for Lee County, Florida

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