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Senate Set to Advance NAMIC-Backed Study on Disaster Losses

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is set to advance a NAMIC-backed study on disaster losses at a May 25 meeting. Following House passage of provisions earlier this year as part of the FEMA... (Posted: 5/23/2016 10:53:08 AM)

Reps. Curbelo, Sires Introduce Bi-Partisan National Mitigation Investment Act, BuildStrong Coalition Testifies

Reps. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Albio Sires, D-N.J., introduced legislation designed to bring about a paradigm shift in the way the nation prepares for disasters on May 10, the same day NAMIC was recognized in conjunction with a... (Posted: 5/16/2016 10:31:03 AM)

Curbelo, Sires to Introduce Bipartisan National Mitigation Investment Act, BuildStrong Coalition to Testify at Hearing

Reps. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Albio Sires, D-N.J., are set to introduce legislation May 10 designed to bring about a paradigm shift in the way the nation prepares for... (Posted: 5/9/2016 11:40:12 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition to be Recognized at White House Event on Resilient Building Codes

NAMIC and the BuildStrong Coalition will be recognized by the Obama administration as signatories on a Building Industry Statement on Resilience as part of a May 10 White House event centered on advancing... (Posted: 5/9/2016 11:21:42 AM)

NAMIC Meets With FEMA Administrator, Discusses Changing Approach to Mitigation

NAMIC and members of the BuildStrong Coalition met with Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, April 20 to discuss the importance of changing... (Posted: 4/25/2016 10:51:57 AM)

Senate Examines FEMA Performance, Preparedness; NAMIC Submits Statement

NAMIC will submit a statement to the Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management in advance of an April 12 hearing examining the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s performance in preparing for natural disasters. (Posted: 4/11/2016 1:04:16 PM)

New York Congressman Makes Inquiry About Status of Unspent Sandy Recovery Dollars

After meeting with NAMIC staff, Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., sent a letter March 16 to Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and David Price, D-N.C., asking that they provide details in their subcommittee report about the billions of leftover recovery dollars appropriated following Superstorm Sandy. (Posted: 3/21/2016 1:33:22 PM)

NAMIC Comments on FEMA’s Disaster Deductible Concept

NAMIC submitted comments to FEMA March 21 regarding the agency considering creating a disaster deductible. (Posted: 3/21/2016 1:28:56 PM)

NAMIC Hosts Meeting of BuildStrong Coalition, Lawmakers Make Exciting Announcements

Reps. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., and Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., made some exciting announcements March 15 regarding the proposed National Mitigation Investment Strategy at a NAMIC-hosted meeting of the BuildStrong Coalition. (Posted: 3/21/2016 11:53:36 AM)

NAMIC to Host Meeting of BuildStrong Coalition With Members of Congress

NAMIC will host a March 15 meeting of the BuildStrong Coalition, a group of architects, firefighters, emergency managers, contractors, code officials, and insurance companies all dedicated to building more resiliently ahead of disasters. The meeting will feature an appearance by two key lawmakers. (Posted: 3/14/2016 1:09:14 PM)

House Passes NAMIC-Backed Study on Disasters (3/7/2016 11:01:34 AM)

NAMIC: Disaster Costs Study in FEMA Reauthorization Bill a First Step to Smarter Federal Policy (3/1/2016 8:51:48 AM)

FEMA to Hold National Advisory Council Meeting Open to Public (2/1/2016 12:00:49 PM)

FEMA to Create Disaster Deductible, NAMIC Seeks Input (1/25/2016 9:35:38 AM)

Support for NAMIC’s Signature Disaster Mitigation Legislation on Record-Breaking Pace (12/7/2015 11:50:35 AM)

FEMA Files Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Requests for Major Disaster Assistance (11/16/2015 1:07:25 PM)

Public Policy Paper Explores ‘Best Practices’ for Regulating Insurance Premiums, Managing Natural Catastrophe Risk (11/16/2015 12:07:30 PM)

NAMIC Pushes for Increased Pre-Disaster Mitigation at NIST Community Resilience Panel Meeting (11/16/2015 12:01:01 PM)

Public Policy Paper Explores ‘Best Practices’ for Regulating Insurance Premiums, Managing Natural Catastrophe Risk (11/16/2015 9:17:25 AM)

Release of Disaster Spending Garners Significant Press Coverage (11/9/2015 9:00:03 AM)

NAMIC Participates in NIST Community Resilience Panel Meeting (11/9/2015 8:52:19 AM)

NIST Releases Disaster Planning Guide in Advance of Community Resilience Panel (11/2/2015 11:55:40 AM)

House Committee Examines Federal Disaster Policy Following Release of BuildStrong Coalition Report (10/26/2015 11:18:57 AM)

Up-to-the-Minute Information, Regulatory Bulletins on Hurricane Patricia on NAMIC’s Disaster Resource Center (10/23/2015 1:42:25 PM)

NAMIC Hails New Report Calling for National Mitigation Investment Strategy (10/19/2015 12:21:18 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Releases Disaster Reform Report, House Committee to Examine Federal Disaster Policy (10/19/2015 11:43:18 AM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition to Release Disaster Spending Report Next Week (10/12/2015 1:09:08 PM)

FIO Releases Assessment of Natural Catastrophe Insurance (10/5/2015 10:17:36 AM)

NAMIC Urges Americans to Be Ready for Natural Disasters on National PrepareAthon Day (9/25/2015 3:53:15 PM)

NAMIC Says Mitigation Should be the Goal for Congress on Regulation, Natural Disasters (9/25/2015 3:26:41 PM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition to Release Disaster Spending Report (9/25/2015 10:02:43 AM)

House Passes Windstorm Impact Reduction Act of 2015 (9/21/2015 11:45:27 AM)

NAMIC Joins NIST Community Resilience Panel (9/21/2015 10:17:29 AM)

NAMIC Calls on President to Sign Windstorm Research Legislation (9/16/2015 4:28:54 PM)

House to Vote on National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act of 2015 (9/14/2015 1:02:32 PM)

Donovan Introduces Legislation to Address NFIP Claims Process (9/14/2015 1:00:12 PM)

NAMIC to Host Webinar Sept. 10 in Advance of National Preparedness Day (9/8/2015 1:09:53 PM)

On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, NAMIC Calls for Reforms to U.S. Disaster Policy (8/31/2015 1:07:14 PM)

A Decade After Katrina, NAMIC Urges Congress to Learn Its Lesson, Promote Mitigation (8/28/2015 11:05:05 AM)

Ten Years After Katrina: Learning to Build for the Next Storm (8/28/2015 10:00:33 AM)

NAMIC Continues to Push for Stronger Building Codes, Change in Approach to Disasters (8/3/2015 9:24:20 AM)

NCOIL Report: Legislators Adopt TNC and “Storm Chaser” Models (7/22/2015 1:14:15 PM)

House Set to Vote on Small Business Disaster Loan legislation (7/13/2015 12:00:36 PM)

Key House Committee Holds Productive Discussion on Disaster Spending (6/22/2015 9:28:36 AM)

BuildStrong Coalition to Participate in Congressional Roundtable on Federal Disaster Assistance (6/15/2015 10:19:46 AM)

Natural Disaster Mitigation Roundtable Held in Philadelphia (6/1/2015 2:49:28 PM)

Natural Disaster Mitigation Efforts Remain in Spotlight With Hurricane Season Around the Corner (5/26/2015 1:29:59 PM)

NAMIC Hails Legislation to Support Stronger, More Resilient Construction (4/15/2015 4:21:29 PM)

NAMIC Urges Adoption of Disaster Policy Review in FEMA Reauthorization Bill (4/14/2015 1:30:54 PM)

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to Mark-Up FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 (4/13/2015 2:15:13 PM)

Rep. Diaz-Balart to Introduce Safe Building Code Incentive Act (4/13/2015 2:03:54 PM)

House Transportation Committee Leaders Introduce FEMA Reform Legislation (3/23/2015 2:33:06 PM)

Subcommittee Kicks Off Congressional Roundtable Series on Natural Disasters (3/23/2015 1:41:28 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes Disaster Losses Assessment Provision in FEMA Reform Legislation (3/20/2015 2:45:24 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Meeting to be Addressed by Committee Staff (2/9/2015 2:32:06 PM)

Obama Issues Executive Order to Establish a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (2/2/2015 2:30:28 PM)

Congressional Hearing Highlights the Need for Natural Disaster Mitigation, Further Study (2/2/2015 2:16:52 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes House Hearing on Mitigation, Encourages Further Discussion (1/27/2015 11:10:08 AM)

Mitigation Policy Push for 2015 Begins With House Committee Hearing (1/26/2015 2:58:22 PM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition Starts Strong in 2015 (1/20/2015 2:45:38 PM)

House Approves Windstorm Research Bill (1/12/2015 2:36:16 PM)

Senate Hearing on Resilient Communities Adds to Busy Summer for Mitigation Issues (7/21/2014 2:47:59 PM)

NAMIC Applauds House Passage of Windstorm Research Legislation (7/14/2014 5:32:07 PM)

House Expected to Pass Windstorm Research bill (7/14/2014 3:31:58 PM)

Ask your member of Congress to sponsor the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (7/10/2014 2:03:59 PM)

Hurricane Arthur Spares the East Coast but Dangerous, Costly Wildfires Rage in the West (7/7/2014 2:40:24 PM)

As Storm Season Begins, NAMIC Continues Push for Mitigation Policy (6/30/2014 2:37:56 PM)

NAMIC Urges Building Code Incentives as Key to Reducing Economic Losses From Natural Disasters (5/14/2014 9:33:41 AM)

NAMIC to Call for Building Code Incentives, Mitigation at Senate Hearing (5/13/2014 2:22:29 PM)

White House Report Shows Need for Mitigation Policy: NAMIC (5/7/2014 2:11:28 PM)

White House Climate Report Supports Mitigation, Building Codes (5/7/2014 2:07:27 PM)

‘State’ of Play (1/30/2014 10:41:27 AM)

Busy Fall Ahead for Congress, NAMIC (9/9/2013 2:20:21 PM)

NAIC: Catastrophe Working Group to Hear Presentation on Catastrophe Savings Accounts (8/21/2013 1:28:36 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes Sandy Task Force Recommendation on Building Codes (8/19/2013 3:07:03 PM)

Hurricane Sandy Task Force Endorses Statewide Building Code Adoption (8/19/2013 2:49:42 PM)

House Subcommittee Marks Up Wind Mitigation Bill (7/1/2013 1:45:35 PM)

NAMIC Submits Comments to FIO on Natural Catastrophe Issues (7/1/2013 10:51:02 AM)

FEMA Releasing New Flood Maps (6/24/2013 2:17:42 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Continues to Grow (6/24/2013 2:12:55 PM)

NAMIC Supports IBHS Testimony on Windstorm Mitigation Bill (6/6/2013 3:06:31 PM)

Big Week in Washington for Safe Building Codes Effort (5/14/2013 11:03:10 AM)

NAMIC: Safe Building Code Incentives an Investment in a Stronger, Safer America (5/8/2013 1:44:05 PM)

NAMIC and BuildStrong Coalition Launch Unprecedented Effort to Promote Safe Building Codes (5/7/2013 4:16:42 PM)

NAMIC Puts Building Codes in Washington Spotlight (5/7/2013 10:42:51 AM)

NAMIC to Meet With NOAA on Weather-Ready Nation (4/16/2013 10:05:05 AM)

NAMIC Discusses COASTAL Act Implementation With Meteorologist Group (4/9/2013 9:14:15 AM)

NAMIC Applauds Focus on Mitigation at Senate Hearing on Sandy Recovery (3/20/2013 6:04:46 PM)

NatCat Backstop Reintroduced in Congress (3/19/2013 10:12:58 AM)

Congress to Consider Community Flood Insurance Study (3/12/2013 9:33:39 AM)

Bipartisan House Members to Propose Tax Incentives for Natural Disasters (1/29/2013 11:19:09 AM)

House to Vote on Sandy Relief Bill After GOP Attempts to Cut Costs (1/15/2013 11:41:38 AM)

Congress Raises NFIP Borrowing Authority, Will Address More Sandy Aid Later This Month (1/8/2013 10:26:46 AM)

NAMIC: NFIP Funding will help Recovery for Sandy Victims, Building Codes Legislation will Help Victims of Next Natural Disaster (1/4/2013 2:02:49 PM)

A Flurry of Activity before Congress Adjourns, but Unfinished Business Remains (1/3/2013 2:20:45 PM)

Safe Building Code Incentive Act Introduced in the U.S. Senate (12/19/2012 5:48:01 PM)

NAMIC Hails Senate Introduction of the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (12/19/2012 5:18:50 PM)

Safe Building Code Incentive Still Possibility in 112th Congress (12/18/2012 11:58:01 AM)

Senate EPW Committee Holds Hearing on Impacts of Sandy (12/4/2012 11:29:07 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Seeking Path for Building Code Incentive in Sandy Relief Package (12/4/2012 10:48:15 AM)

Obama Administration Asks for Increase for NFIP Borrowing Authority (11/20/2012 10:15:51 AM)

"Super Storm" Sandy and Hurricane Deductibles (11/11/2012 7:59:31 PM)

Sandy Raises More Questions on Federal Role in Natural Disasters (11/6/2012 9:52:01 AM)

100+mph Winds at NAMIC-Supported Research Facility (7/19/2012 2:44:11 PM)

 NAMIC Continues Thought Leadership on Mitigation Through Booz Allen Roundtable (4/17/2012 10:43:53 AM)

 Administration Includes Building Code Adoption, Enforcement in Hazard Mitigation Plan (3/13/2012 10:20:58 AM)

 A New Year Miracle (1/10/2012 11:51:36 AM)

 Flood Insurance Reform Passes House, Miller Amendment Fails (7/13/2011 12:26:01 PM)

 As House Prepares for NFIP Vote, Miller Amendment Threatens Program (7/12/2011 12:38:50 PM)

 NAMIC and BuildStrong Coalition Partners Secure Introduction of the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (6/1/2011 4:27:23 PM)

 Hearing on Natural Catastrophe Today (3/10/2010 3:34:47 PM)

 The Importance of Being … Ready (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

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