National Flood Insurance Program http://wunc.org en Have We Been Overestimating Flood Risk On The Outer Banks? http://wunc.org/post/have-we-been-overestimating-flood-risk-outer-banks <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>It would be easy to look at the newest round of floodplain maps and think that we've been wrong about the Outer Banks all this time.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Eric Mennel 33523 at http://wunc.org Have We Been Overestimating Flood Risk On The Outer Banks? Insurance Disputes Create Frustration On Coast http://wunc.org/post/insurance-disputes-create-frustration-coast <p></p><p></p><p>The North Carolina Department of Insurance has set up a series of temporary insurance assistance centers in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Irene. The centers are designed to help customers who believe they are not being treated fairly by insurance companies.</p><p>Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin decided to open the centers after his office fielded a steady stream of complaints from customers in coastal counties.</p><p>Goodwin says many complaints have centered on non-existent or non-communicative insurance adjusters.</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:55:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 7373 at http://wunc.org Insurance Disputes Create Frustration On Coast