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Unincorporated Riverside County residents and businesses will now be eligible for an additional five percent discount—up from 15 to 20 percent—on their flood insurance premiums thanks to local mitigation efforts.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma has always had a flood problem. A turning point came in 1984 when the Memorial Day flood left 14 people dead, injured 288 and flooded approximately 7,000 buildings. This devastating flood was a wake-up call to take action and set things in motion for city leaders. Since then, Tulsa has stood out as a leader in risk reduction.

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Flooding risks across the nation are becoming more severe with increasing frequency and intensity. In this changing world, we know how important it is to have these changes reflected in the way that our programs function. That is why FEMA is seeking public feedback to help improve the Community Rating System.

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WASHINGTON -- Beginning Oct. 1, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will begin to offer more equitable and risk informed rates.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA published a notice in the Federal Register today seeking public comment on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System. This notice is to better align flood risk understanding and approaches and to incentivize communities to manage and lower their flood risk.

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FEMA will host a public meeting to collect verbal comments from the public, including private sector, government and non-government entities on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS) program.

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FEMA will host a public meeting to collect verbal comments from the public, including private sector, government and non-government entities on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS) program.

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FEMA will host a public meeting to collect verbal comments from the public, including private sector, government and non-government entities on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS) program.

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FEMA has published a Request for Information notice in the Federal Register seeking public comment on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS) program.

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) was implemented in 1990 as a voluntary program for recognizing and encouraging community floodplain management activities that exceed minimum NFIP standards. Any community fully compliant with NFIP floodplain management requirements may apply to join the CRS.

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