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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

NFIP Reaches New Heights Statewide Following 2016 Floods

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released a statement today saying that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Louisiana has spiked to more than 480,000 active policies following the March and August floods. That’s an increase of more than 35,000 policies.

NFIP had the largest monthly increase of more than 20,000 policies from August to September last year. Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes received the most damage from the 2016 floods and now account for more than 62,000 NFIP policies.

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