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Study Shows American’s Ill-Prepared for Flooding

A few years ago, back in 2017, CoreLogic estimated that roughly 70% of the flooding damage incurred from Hurricane Harvey was uninsured. Sadly, according to CoreLogic’s most recent report, not much has changed. It would appear that homeowners are still often completely unaware of their increased risk and exposure to flooding—a lack of awareness that … The post Study Shows …

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The Racial Divide of Flood Damage Buyouts

According to new research from Rice University, government buyouts of flood-damaged homes disproportionately benefit whiter, wealthier communities, even as low-income and minority homeowners are more likely to participate in such programs. The post The Racial Divide of Flood Damage Buyouts appeared first on DSNews.

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The Next Steps for NFIP

Here’s why the future of the National Flood Insuance Program and private flood insurance depends on data and technology. The post The Next Steps for NFIP appeared first on DSNews.

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