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Insurance and FEMA: How to Get (and Keep) Federal Funding

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When a natural disaster strikes, you need to get help quickly. But if you hope to secure federal relief funds for your state or local government, you should be aware of federal insurance compliance regulations. Knowing the ins and outs of FEMA’s insurance coverage requirements can mean the difference between getting the help you need—and getting denied.

Read this white paper to learn:

  • The financial role that insurance plays in disaster recovery
  • How the Stafford Act’s Duplication of Benefits and Obtain and Maintain sections pertain to you
  • What steps you can take now to prepare for a successful engagement with FEMA when disaster strikes
  • What to do if you are unable to comply with Obtain and Maintain provisions
By Susan West