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Legal Tools for Climate Adaptation Advocacy: Flood Insurance
Posted on 17 Sep 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Flooding is the most common and costly form of nature’s wrath, and its costs are likely to rise as the climate changes and sea levels rise. The federal government has attempted to address flooding through an insurance program aimed at effectively... Read More

Why is a National Flood Insurance Program Policy Not Insurance?
Posted on 23 Sep 2015 by Barry Zalma

Fulfill the Condition Strictly or Get Nothing Contrary to what it is called, the National Flood Insurance Program is not insurance. It is, rather, a government funded entitlement that can only pay claims by dipping into the treasury of the United... Read More

The Rising Costs of Disaster: How to Obtain Protection for Flood Related Incidents
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Dana Windisch Chilson , Associate, and Kelly Horein, Summer Associate, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC As flooding in the United States continues to escalate, so do the costs associated with the phenomenon. Recent flooding of the Mississippi River... Read More

Agencies Issue Statement on Increased Maximum Flood Insurance Coverage for Other Residential Buildings
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Farm Credit Administration, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the Agencies),... Read More

The Rising Costs of Disaster: How to Obtain Protection for Flood Related Incidents
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Dana Windisch Chilson , Associate, and Kelly Horein, Summer Associate, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC As flooding in the United States continues to escalate, so do the costs associated with the phenomenon. Recent flooding of the Mississippi River... Read More