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  • FEMA's Multi-Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (MHIRA)

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    This report was prepared as a reference document to summarize the findings of a FEMA research project to clarify and document previous efforts to identify natural and technological hazards, and to assess associated risks.
  • Riverine Erosion Hazard Areas Mapping Feasibility Study

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    This Riverine Erosion Hazard Area (REHA) mapping feasibility study was prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to address requirements in the National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) enacted in September 1994. Section 577 of NFIRA required that FEMA submit a report to Congress that evaluated the technological feasibility of mapping REHAs and assessed the economic impact of erosion and erosion mapping on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The purpose of this study was to determine whether it was technologically feasible to map REHAs.
  • Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) FY04-FY08 Version 1.0

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    The Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) details FEMA’s plan for prioritizing and delivering modernized flood maps for areas of the United States with the greatest flood risk. The MHIP provides: detailed tables and graphs of projected flood map production sequencing and projected funding allocations; a summary of stakeholder input, including information provided through business plans developed by FEMA Regional Offices and State mapping partners; and a summary of FEMA’s progress in meeting Key Performance Indicators for the Flood Map Modernization program.
  • Draft FY05-FY09 MHIP, Version 1.5

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    The Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) details FEMA’s plan for prioritizing and delivering modernized flood maps for areas of the United States with the greatest flood risk. The MHIP provides: detailed tables and graphs of projected flood map production sequencing and projected funding allocations; a summary of stakeholder input, including information provided through business plans developed by FEMA Regional Offices and State mapping partners; and a summary of FEMA’s progress in meeting Key Performance Indicators for the Flood Map Modernization program.
  • Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) Version 2.0

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    The Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) details FEMA’s plan for prioritizing and delivering modernized flood maps for areas of the United States with the greatest flood risk. The MHIP provides: detailed tables and graphs of projected flood map production sequencing and projected funding allocations; a summary of stakeholder input, including information provided through business plans developed by FEMA Regional Offices and State mapping partners; and a summary of FEMA’s progress in meeting Key Performance Indicators for the Flood Map Modernization program.
  • Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) Fact Sheet

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    This fact sheet provides an overview of the Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP), which details FEMA’s plan for providing flood hazard data and maps for areas of the nation with the greatest flood risk. The fact sheet also discusses the process for updating the MHIP and specifically discusses the latest update, Version 3.5.
  • Spanish Fort Bluff Stabilization Project, City Of Spanish Fort, Alabama (August 2006)

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    The City of Spanish Fort applied for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to reduce the erosion of a bluff from water runoff and mass movements, which threatens several residential structures. Bluff stabilization is needed to reduce future property damages and nearby road closures associated with erosion, slumping, and landslides. To comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations, an Environmental Assessment and FONSI were prepared to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project.
  • Correction to the FY04-FY08 MHIP

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    FEMA has issued this correction to the FY04-FY08 Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) to report an additional State business plan. This document provides information that should have been included in the discussions of the State business plans in Section 2 and Appendix C.
  • Replacement of Mosquito Control Facility, Escambia County, Florida (July 2006)

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    Escambia County, Florida, has applied for FEMA Public Assistance funds for the demolition, removal, relocation, and replacement of its Mosquito Control Facility that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ivan. To comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations, an Environmental Assessment and FONSI were prepared to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action.
  • St. George Island State Park Project, St. George Island, Florida (June 2006)

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    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection/State Park Service has applied for FEMA Public Assistance funds to fund the demolition and replacement of public restrooms and bath house facilities at the Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park, which were damaged during Hurricane Dennis. To comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations, an Environmental Assessment and FONSI were prepared to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action.
  • Zirlott Park Emergency Temporary Housing Site in Bayou La Batre, Mobile County, Alabama (September 2005)

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    FEMA proposed to fund an emergency temporary housing project to provide group housing for people displaced by Hurricane Katrina in the Bayou La Batre vicinity of Mobile County, Alabama, under its Individual Assistance Program. To comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and its implementing regulations, an Environmental Assessment and FONSI were prepared to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed temp housing project.
  • Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan Version 1.6

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    The Multi-Year Flood Hazard Identification Plan (MHIP) details FEMA’s plan for prioritizing and delivering modernized flood maps for areas of the United States with the greatest flood risk. The MHIP provides: detailed tables and graphs of projected flood map production sequencing and projected funding allocations; a summary of stakeholder input, including information provided through business plans developed by FEMA Regional Offices and State mapping partners; and a summary of FEMA’s progress in meeting Key Performance Indicators for the Flood Map Modernization program.
  • Document Control Procedures Manual

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    The FEMA Document Control Procedures Manual is to be used in conjunction with the guidelines and standards. The Manual provides guidance to FEMA, mapping partner and contractor staff for:

    • Processing of standard and non-standard documents used in FEMA-contracted studies/restudies.
    • Community-initiated map revisions.
    • Conditional and final map revisions based on conditions other than fill.
    • Conditional and final map revisions based on fill.
    • Conditional and final map amendments.
    • Letter of determination review and special conversions.

    The Manual also provides procedures and sample documents for use in tracking community compliance and documenting a community's entry into NFIP.

  • Phase 1 Summary Report for Coastal Flood Hazard Analysis and Mapping for the Pacific Coast of the United States

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    This report documents the results of a project to evaluate existing FEMA procedures for delineating coastal flood hazard areas in three major coastal regions of the United States—the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific—and to develop new guidelines and procedures for the Pacific region.The goal of this project is to incorporate recent advances in the sciences and in coastal engineering into a recommended approach for improved coastal flood hazard mapping, based on an understanding of local and regional coastal processes.
  • The Flood Map Modernization Mid-Course Adjustment

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    The Flood Map Modernization Mid-Course Adjustment outlines in detail the purpose of the National Flood Insurance Program, status of the Flood Map Modernization initiative, benefits of Flood Map Modernization and the Mid-Course Adjustment.
  • "Mapping of Areas Protected by Levee Systems," Section 65.10 of the National Flood Insurance Program Regulations

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    This section of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations (44 CFR 65.10), dated October 1, 2006, applies to the evaluation and mapping of levee systems and levee-impacted areas. These regulations were originally published in August 1986.
  • Provisionally Accredited Levees Mapping Scenarios

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    This Fact Sheet, dated October 2012, provides information regarding National Flood Insurance Program practices for the evaluation and mapping of levee systems and levee-impacted areas, with emphasis on Procedure Memorandum Nos. 34 and 43 and on the mapping scenarios to be considered in determining whether the Provisionally Accredited Levee designation applies to a particular levee system. This Fact Sheet was designed for a more technical audience.

  • Partnership Agreement Template for Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Program

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    The Partnership Agreement is a broad statement of principle, emphasizing the value of the National Flood Insurance Program's three components of insurance, floodplain management, and mapping. The Partnership Agreement recognizes the fundamental importance of flood hazard identification in the successful reduction of future flood losses and the Partner's commitment to the effort.
  • Mapping Activity Statement (MAS) Template for Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Program

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    Mapping Activity Statements (MAS) are a key component of the Cooperative Agreement package. They define the activities that will be accomplished, the entities responsible for accomplishing those activities, how the activities will be funded, and the nature of the working relationship between FEMA and its Partners.

  • Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Program Guidance

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    The purpose of the guidance in this document is to assist FEMA and CTP partners in preparing, developing, and managing CTP activities. This document addresses administration, funded activities, eligibility and evaluation criteria, reporting requirements, technical capabilities, contracting requirements, standards, certification, funding, and cooperative agreement management for the CTP Program. This guidance document is updated each year for the following fiscal year.

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