Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program: Protecting Communities from Flood Risk

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program: Protecting Communities from Flood Risk.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Jana N. Henderson, CFM, Office of Mitigation Director/ State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency; Dr. Peter Van Doren, Senior Fellow, The Cato Institute; Mr. Jerry Theodorou, Director, Finance, Insurance and Trade Policy Program, R Street Institute; Mr. Douglas E. Quinn, Executive Director, American Policyholder Association; and Professor Sam Brody, PhD, Texas A&M University, Director of the Institute for Disaster Resilient Texas.

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