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The clock is ticking on flood insurance for the 2020 flood season, and people are paying attention. Nebraska and Iowa have seen about a 10% increase this year over last in property owners purchasing federal flood insurance polices. But Christopher Parsons, an insurance program specialist for FEMA, said that only 12% of high-risk Iowa properties are insured and 16.2% in Nebraska, as of October 2019.