Models to improve resilience during droughts and floods
FEMA maintains guidelines and standards to support the Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) program. These guidelines and standards define the specific implementation of the statutory and regulatory requirements for flood risk analysis and mapping for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), address the performance of flood risk projects, processing of Letters of Map Change […]
U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring record flooding on rivers and streams in 12 states across the country. USGS is making preparations for a prolonged field effort along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers as major flooding will extend well into mid-to-late January, particularly along the lower Mississippi River.
Updates include Italy Earthquake, North Atlantic Hurricane and US Offshore Energy Risk Assessment as well as Geocoder Enhancements
Join FEMA and federal partners during a series of Listening Sessions on the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard Implementation. These sessions provide the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and provide feedback on how federal agencies implement the Standard.
A news update from FEMA: Updated Fee Schedule for FEMA Flood Map Related Products
Maps depicting 11 units of the Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) were made effective on December 18, 2014, via Public Law 113-253.
DUBUQUE, IA — Cartegraph, the leading provider of work, asset, resource, and request management technology for local governments, has announced the release of its Flood Protection solution, a software collection designed specifically for helping communities better manage and maintain the assets that protect them from floods, such as floodgates, levee embankments and floodwalls.
Here’s a clever effort by some folks and companies in the Colorado tech community to help flood victims preserve some of their precious documents and memories forever, simply by getting access to scanning and digitizing hardware and handy tools from a local company. As people begin sifting through their water-logged homes, most will inevitably come […]
Shareable Safety Maps Made Easy With Safety-Maps – Free maps to share with friends in case of an emergency, providing a map of directions and detailed instructions