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Know Your Risk: State, Local, Tribal or Territorial Governments

State, local, tribal and territorial governments hold an important role in preparing all levels of communities and stakeholders for flooding.

Use the resources below to become more familiar with the flood and flood-related risks that affect your region.

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Flood-Risk Resources

Access tools to assist in hurricane evacuation planning and response.

View resources for training, grants and data related to dam safety and regulations.

FEMA uses interactive story maps to help explain the Risk MAP (mapping, assessment and planning) process, coastal flood risk, use of FEMA mapping data, mitigation planning, and other programs.

As part of the National Flood Insurance Program, the High Water Mark (HWM) Initiative is a community-based awareness program that increases local communities’ awareness of flood risk and encourages action to mitigate that risk.

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Are you looking for information about risks from other types of hazards? Visit the Risk Management page.