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Fema delays flood model to 2021 after Congress pushback

Fear of hike in US flood insurance rates sees delay until after Presidential election

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US flood insurance: new model, new hope?

The federal flood insurance system has been setting milestones in mismanagement since it was introduced in 1968. Will a new risk model and other guidance improve the situation, and allow private insurers to participate? Sarfraz Thind reports

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Fema finally delivers new US flood risk model

Risk Rating 2.0 to go live in 2020 providing more accurate reflection of flood risk

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Natcat mitigation saves Americans $10.5bn on insurance

Research finds building with hurricanes in mind would save another $16.1bn

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US flood insurance programme gets actuarial help

Milliman to provide modelling and pricing

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"RMS models validated by Sandy's wind and storm surge impacts"

The modelling firm's much-criticised v11 hurricane model incorporated technology which allows surge simulation throughout the entire lifecycle of a hurricane. Sandy showed the model's worth, Jeff Waters argues

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Congress ups NFIP budget by $9.7bn

Vote for further increase for Sandy claims scheduled on 15 January

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US flood money will dry up without Congress help

Claims for Sandy and other disasters could be left unpaid, FEMA warns

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Sandy losses to overwhelm federal flood programme

Private-sector alternative is feasible, says economist

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US flood bill passed into law

NFIP reauthorised for longer than normal