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Flood Insurance as Hazard Mitigation; Assessing NFIP Issues

Flood Insurance as Hazard Mitigation; Assessing NFIP Issues

The first part of the class describes the extent of losses from natural hazards, particularly flooding, and summarizes loss trends. This is followed by a review of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), including its role in mitigating natural hazards as well as the key elements of the program. Following this summary is a discussion of some of the shortcomings of the program. ...

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