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FEMA/RIEMA INSURANCE OUTREACH MEETING

RIEMA NEWS

For Use: Immediately

Date: September 23, 2013

FEMA/RIEMA INSURANCE OUTREACH MEETING

SUBJECT: Bristol County Meeting

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hosting an Insurance Outreach Meeting to help answer questions related to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The law reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through September 30, 2017.

The meeting date and time:

September 26, 2013 Barrington Town Hall Public Library Auditorium 281 County Road, Barrington 4:00 9:00 p.m.

FEMA and RIEMA representatives will be available to answer questions and review new coastal flood maps from 4:00 6:00 p.m. A formal presentation will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m., followed by a question and answer session. All residents near or located in a designated FEMA floodplain are encouraged to attend.

All questions and additional inquiries for information regarding these Insurance Outreach Meetings can be directed to Michelle Burnett, State Floodplain Coordinator, at michelle.f.burnett.nfg@mail.mil or phone (401) 462-7048.

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Department or agency: Emergency Management Agency

Online: http://www.riema.ri.gov/

Release date: 09-23-2013

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