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National Flood Insurance Program Gives Free Agent Training Seminars

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October 28, 2011
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is offering agent training seminars on flood insurance in several locations across Pennsylvania.  The free seminars will cover basic insurance issues and also focus on how best to assist NFIP policyholders after a flooding event. The seminar is approved for three hours of Pennsylvania continuing education credit, and meets the minimum flood insurance training requirements for the Commonwealth.

At the conclusion of the seminars, attendees with little or no prior NFIP experience will understand important components regarding the flood insurance policy. More experienced attendees will develop an even better understanding of a number of topics including:

  • Standard Flood Insurance Policy's major coverage areas
  • FEMA's elevation certificate
  • Grandfather rules
  • Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) eligibility extension
  • Other flood insurance topics

To register, visit  Register as soon as possible regardless of the date and locality as seating is limited for these free seminars. The sign-in time for all seminars is 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. The sessions are from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The dates and locations are:

October 31, 2011
Sayre PA
Athens Township Bldg.
Sayre, PA 18840

November 1, 2011
Williamsport, PA
Old Lycoming Township
1951 Green Ave.
Williamsport, PA 17701

November 2, 2011
Benton, PA
Sugarloaf Township Memorial
90 Schoolhouse Road
Benton, PA 17814

November 3, 2011
Hazle Township
Hazle Township
103 W. 27 Street
Hazle Township, PA 18202

November 9, 2011
Tamaqua, PA
Rush Township
104 Mahoney Ave.
Tamaqua, PA 18252

November 10, 2011
Northumberland, PA
Point Township
759 Ridge Road
Northumberland, PA 17857

November 14, 2011
Harrisburg, PA
Lower Paxton Township
425 Prince Street
Harrisburg, PA 17190

November 15, 2011
Lebanon, PA
North Lebanon Township
725 Kimmerlings Road
Lebanon, PA 17046

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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