In Reversal, Flood Insurance Program Resumes Normal Operations During Shutdown

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Jan 2, 2019

    Last Friday evening, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will resume the normal sale of new insurance policies and the renewal of expiring policies.

    This order rescinded an earlier decision that halted sales operations by the NFIP because of the current government shutdown and lapse in appropriations.

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    Tags: NFIP, FEMA, National Flood Insurance Program, Congress has re-authorized NFIP, Government Shutdown, Government Shutdown 2018

    Government Funding Lapse Affects Issuance of NFIP Flood Policy Transactions

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Dec 28, 2018

    Despite Congressional approval for NFIP Re-authorization extended through May 31st, 2019, the partial government shutdown has prompted FEMA to suspend all transactions on the sale or renewal of flood insurance policies backed by the National Flood Insurance Program.

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    Tags: flood insurance, Flood, Flooding, NFIP, Flood Insurance Coverage, National Flood Insurance Program, Prepare for flooding, Government Shutdown, Policy Renewal