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SEATTLE–An official with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) told insurance commissioners that Congress’ failure at long-term renewal of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) could jeopardize the participation of carriers in the program.

Addressing regulators here at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) summer meeting during a Catastrophe Insurance Working Group session on Monday, Edward Connor, acting federal insurance and mitigation administrator, said with the Sept. 30 deadline looming, he worries about what effect that will have on private company participation in the program.

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