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Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez will host a public community meeting on March 31 in conjunction with FEMA and the City of New York on changes to the National Flood Insurance Program and new preliminary flood insurance rate maps.

Learn about expanded flood insurance purchase requirements.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released draft maps to provide a better picture of flood hazards.  March 31, 2015 begins a 90-day public appeals process.

FEMA and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and Housing Recovery Office will be present to answer questions.

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Red Hook Miccio Center
110 West 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 (near Hamilton Avenue)

In cooperation with Congressman Jerrold Nadler
State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
Assembly Members Felix W. Ortiz and Jo Anne Simon
City Councilmembers Carlos Menchaca and Brad Lander

For more information, contact Congresswoman Velázquez’s Office at (718) 222-5819.

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