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Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird?

...noises you make.Common yellowthroats are ground or very low nesters in already wet locations. Unlike humans with flood insurance, these avian families may have lost more than their grass, sedge, cattail and skunk cabbage homes. The lives of...
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people...attempting rid the troubled National Flood Insurance Program of $24 billion in debt...Across Alaska, 442 National Flood Insurance Program policyholders face premium...
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Galena flood victims struggle with red tape as they attempt to rebuild

...Beasley, had a frustrating summer battling with her insurance company and government agencies. Beasley said income and flood insurance disqualified her and her husband from getting a government payout. The couple is using a bank loan and insurance...
Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau changes to the (National Flood Insurance Program) regulations is to allow...the release. "The National Flood Insurance Policy regulations put an absolute...homeowners are required to hold flood insurance, according to the FEMA website...
Flood risk

...industry reforms of the National Flood Insurance Program beginning with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.Since FEMA...rate of dew-point increase. Flood insurance is the capital-market solution...
Designated floodplain areas to change in new FEMA maps

...methods some property owners may require flood insurance, while others may no longer need it...remain in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program so communities can have flood insurance," Feldt said. Feldt said he hopes the...
Flood maps and insurance public meeting to be held

...Borough of Juneau has received draft flood maps and a flood insurance study that will replace the effective, out-dated...Agency will be present to answer any questions about flood insurance, building in a flood plain or any other flood-related...
City Seeks Flood Relief

...through one couple's bedroom, displacing them from their home. Several other houses were flooded. Those lacking flood insurance policies will have to rely on the government for some kind of help, but may or may not receive it, said city emergency...
House aims to create panel to track changes in climate the state's point person on coastal erosion. Miller's main job responsibility is coordinating the National Flood Insurance Program in Alaska. Miller said Monday in an interview that the federal government is taking the lead on studying...
Flood zone maps available for public review

...commission looked over draft Flood Insurance Rate Maps and heard an overview...residents to buy lower-cost flood insurance and better defining which properties...Juneau residents currently hold flood insurance and it is unknown whether any...


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