Staying above water: St. Charles residents grill FEMA on insurance coverage fee will increase

“These flood insurance coverage charges. That we’re seeing are unreasonable and are gonna kill our group,” Jewell mentioned to the gang of about 100 residents.

ST CHARLES, La. — FEMA was placed on the spot Thursday night time, answering to a gymnasium filled with anxious St. Charles Parish residents and Parish President Matthew Jewell.

Even after investing thousands and thousands into flood mitigation measures, St. Charles Parish residents will quickly be caught with surging flood insurance coverage payments.

The brand new, sky-high charges are introduced upon by FEMA’s new flood ranking system – Threat Score 2.0.

“These flood insurance coverage

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