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VIDEO: Residents voice FEMA flood map concerns

  Responding to complaints from Nassau residents and officials about new flood maps, FEMA will conduct ground surveys at 100 locations across the county to check the accuracy of its data, officials announced last night.

At a meeting at Valley Stream Central High School attended by 275 angry residents forced to buy flood insurance after their properties were placed in flood zones on the redrawn maps, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they would test the accuracy of the maps and the data used to prepare them to see if mistakes had been made.

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