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Many potential applicants do not understand how to develop competitive nature-based hazard mitigation project proposals for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) programs.). Without clear understanding a community may miss out on the opportunity to help reduce its potential for flood disasters.
Case Study
Philadelphia - FEMA is proposing updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) along the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and its incorporated areas. Community partners are invited to participate in a 90-day appeal and comment period, which will begin on or around July 1, 2021.
Press Release

DENVER –Flood insurance rate map updates for Deuel County, South Dakota are nearing completion.

Press Release

DENVER – Unincorporated Jefferson County and the Cities of Lakewood, Edgewater and Wheat Ridge flood insurance rate map updates

Press Release
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host an online Flood Risk Information Open House for the cities of Mankato and North Mankato, Minn., on Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT. The open house will provide residents with an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
FEMA Event
Representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host an online Flood Risk Information Open House on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. ET.
FEMA Event
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania released a new mobile tool, https://pafloodrisk.psu.edu/home/index.html, that provides the latest flood mapping information. The new mapping tool, which can be used from a desktop computer, cell phone, or other mobile device, brings together data from FEMA and across the Commonwealth into one consolidated application.
Press Release
Good morning, Chairman Foster and Chairwoman Sherrill, Ranking Members Norman and Marshall, and Members of the Committee. My name is Michael Grimm, and I am the Assistant Administrator for Risk Management for the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA). I would like to thank you for the opportunity to discuss how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) oversee the National Flood Mapping Program (NFMP) and the production of flood hazard and flood risk information.
Fact Sheets

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered preliminary flood maps for part

Press Release

On March 23, representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a flood map information virtual open

FEMA Event