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Modernizing FEMA's Flood Hazard Mapping Program: Recommendations for Using Future-Conditions Hydrology for the National Flood Insurance Program
A complete summary of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) evaluation of future-conditions hydrology is documented in this report. FEMA's decision to evaluate and implement the use of future-conditions hydrology is directly aligned with meeting two of the key objectives of the FEMA Map Modernization effort: to integrate communities, regional agencies, and States more fully into the mapping process and to reduce the potential for loss of life and property. The use of future-conditions hydrology should promote the implementation of better, more proactive mitigation measures; and is a clear indication of our desire to be flexible with, and supportive of, those progressive communities that implement stricter land-use regulations.
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