Flood insurance in New Orleans expected to rise

New Orleans Flood Insurance

FEMA maps could make flood insurance more expensive in New Orleans The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been making revisions to its national flood maps over the past several months. The agency notes that making changes to its existing flood maps is necessary due to environmental concerns and how changes in climate are affecting portions of the U.S. In some parts of the country, rising sea levels are exposing citizens to risks associated with floods. Powerful storms have also been causing widespread flooding, as was the case with…

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