Indian Tribes

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The purpose of this page is to define Indian Tribes, a commonly used term in floodplain management.

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Indian tribes, authorized tribal organizations, Alaska Native villages or authorized native organizations, which have land use authority, are considered communities by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and can join the program even if no flood hazard map exists that covers all tribal lands.

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04/26/2015 - 14:16
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