Important Information Regarding:

December 30, 2002

Lapse in FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Federal Housing Agencies

Expiration of FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program [pdf]

a href="/govt/issues/02/va_flood_requirements.pdf" target="_blank">Interim Guidance On Flood Insurance Requirements [pdf]

Bank Regulatory Agencies FDIC

FDIC Press Release [pdf]

FDIC Memorandum: Lapse of FEMA Authority to Issue Flood Insurance Contracts [pdf]

Agencies Release Guidance On Imminent Lapse In FEMA Flood Insurance Authority [pdf]

OTS Memorandum: Lapse of FEMA Authority to Issue Flood Insurance [pdf]

Federal Reserve /OCC

OCC Advisory: Lapse in Flood Insurance Authority

Letter From FEMA Director [pdf]

Interagency Notice From the Federal Reserve [pdf]

Government Sponsored Enterprises Fannie Mae Lapse in Flood Insurance Program (Announcement 02-14) [pdf] < Freddie Mac Flood Insurance Requirements Remain In Effect [pdf]

Congressional Reaction

12/18/02 - Letters to Director of FEMA from the Chair and Ranking Members of the House Financial Services Committee regarding their intent to pass legislation reauthorizing the NFIP and to make reauthorization retroactive to December 31, 2002. [pdf]

12/18/02 - Letters to Director of FEMA from the Senate Banking Committee regarding their intent to pass legislation reauthorizing the NFIP and to make reauthorization retroactive to December 31, 2002 [pdf]

FEMA / FIMA

12/18/02 - Responses to Some Frequently Asked Questions

12/12/02 - Letter From FEMA Director [pdf]

11/25/02 - Lapse of Statutory Authority for the NFIP [pdf]

FEMA / FIMA Web Links / Resources

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Home Page

NIFP Frequently Asked Questions

Participating Insurance Companies In NFIP


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