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N.J. Gov. Asks FEMA to Give Sandy Victims More Time to File Flood Claims

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to give the state’s residents and businesses who suffered flood damages from Superstorm Sandy an additional six-month extension to file a complete flood insurance claim, or …

Schumer: Sandy Victims Need More Time to Challenge NFIP Payout Amounts in Court

Two U.S. senators representing New York State, Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, this week called on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend the statute of limitations for Sandy victims seeking to legally challenge their flood insurance payout …

In Connecticut, Sandy Aid Tops $367M; Flood Insurance Payouts Reach $220M

More than $367 million in federal assistance has been approved to help the state with disaster expenses related to Superstorm Sandy, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said on May 3 as other officials highlighted recovery needs along the shoreline. The …

Deadline Extended for Isaac Flood Insurance Claims

Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have an additional 60 days to file claims for their flood-related losses. Policy owners now have until April 22 to complete their proof …

FEMA Defends Handling of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.FEMA says more than half of the more than 140,000 flood insurance claims filed in all the states hit …