Truth in the NFIP

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been in the national news recently in a series of critical reports.  One story criticized how the NFIP is using insureds’ premiums to deny claims and overpay insurance companies.  Another criticized a proposed FEMA rule change allowing homeowners to rebuild after receiving a demolition grant for a flood-prone […]

SBA Disaster Loans Now Available

Small Business Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester counties Residents and Businesses affected by the winter storms and flooding may be eligible for SBA Disaster Assistance in Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester counties. Assistance is available for: Physical Damages Businesses and Private Nonprofits (PNP): -Real Estate or Leasehold Improvements -Machinery and Equipment -Furniture and Fixtures […]

More Disaster Outreaches: Quincy and Salem

Two More Outreaches Planned to Assist Communities in Learning About Flood Claims, Elevating Homes, And Post Disaster Resources The Massachusetts Coastal Coalition is hosting two more local outreaches to assist communities in the wake of winter storms.  The MCC has partnered with both local communities, State Agencies, and other non-profits to bring many needed post-disaster resources to our […]

Reminder: Post Disaster Outreach Wednesday!

WEDNESDAY! Outreach on Post Disaster Help for the South Shore   Don’t forget to attend our post disaster outreach for the South Shore   SOUTH SHORE OUTREACH: APRIL 4th FROM 6:00pm to 8:00pm Ventress Memorial Library New Program Room, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield Ma, 02050. Agenda: -Presentation on flood issues after a storm: Flood claims, what to do if […]

Attend a Local Post Disaster Outreach

State Wide Outreaches Will Assist Homeowners in Learning About Flood Claims, Elevating Homes, And Post Disaster Resources The Massachusetts Coastal Coalition is hosting two local outreaches to assist communities in the wake of winter storms.  The MCC has partnered with both local communities, State Agencies, and other non-profits to bring many needed post-disaster resources to our flood […]

Recovering From March Nor’easter

NEXT STEP: RECOVERY                                                                                    As predicted, the March 2018 Nor’easter has caused extensive damage to many of our communities.  From undermined homes, damaged seawalls, and flooded neighborhoods, our coastal areas have suffered damage unseen in many years. The most important step is a strong recovery.  The MCC has some recommendations for you […]