FEMA Has Postponed Changes to Flood Insurance Program

Florida is home to 35% of all flood insurance policies underwritten by the federal government. The National Flood Insurance Program, part of FEMA, has pushed back its planned changes to the program. The original effective date of Oct. 1, 2020, has been moved back one year to Oct. 1, 2021. Known as the Risk Rating[…]

Is Your Home Hurricane Ready?

This week’s visit from Tropical Storm Colin is a good reminder of the importance of hurricane preparedness in Central Florida. In recent weeks there have been several reports about ‘hurricane amnesia’ among Floridians. For Floridian’s who’ve lived here longer than a decade, they can remember the disastrous seasons in 2004 and 2005 when three large storms crossed over Orlando.[…]

Hurricane Danny: Are You Prepared?

Seminole County Office of Emergency Management and first responders are preparing for the potential impacts of Hurricane Danny. This weekend, you may consider preparing your home and devising a plan in the event Hurricane Danny makes landfall in Central Florida. For more information, please contact the Seminole County Office of Emergency Management at 407-665-5102.   Here are a few[…]