Side-by-Side Comparison of Flood Insurance Reform Legislation in the 110th Congress

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This report discusses the key policy objectives of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that were threefold: (1) reduce the nation's flood risk through floodplain management; (2) improve flood hazard data and risk assessment by mapping the nation's floodplains; and (3) make affordable flood insurance widely available in communities that adopt and enforce measures to make future construction safer from flooding.

Creator(s): King, Rawle O.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 24, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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King, Rawle O.

Analyst in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment Government and Finance Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 24, 2008
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This report discusses the key policy objectives of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that were threefold: (1) reduce the nation's flood risk through floodplain management; (2) improve flood hazard data and risk assessment by mapping the nation's floodplains; and (3) make affordable flood insurance widely available in communities that adopt and enforce measures to make future construction safer from flooding.

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23 pages.

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