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FEMA approves over 7,600 Florida households for group flood insurance policies

February 6, 2023

As part of the federal government’s support for homeowners severely impacted by Hurricanes Ian and Nicole, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that it has approved 7,644 households in Florida with group flood insurance policies for three years.

FEMA will be distributing the funds as an Other Needs Assistance (ONA) payment, to provide coverage for affected households for future flood hazards. According to the agency, it has approved $18.2 million in premiums for 7,594 policies as a result of Hurricane Ian, and another $120,000 for 50 policies as a result of Hurricane Nicole.

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