Know Your Risk

Become familiar with your risk of floods and flood-related hazards before they occur.
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You can maximize your flood preparedness and recovery by reviewing information in advance. Everyone has specific actions and steps they can take to understand their flood risk, depending on the role they have in the community.

Resources by Role

This information will help you understand and navigate your flood risk, with resources and information tailored to your needs.

Engineers, surveyors, and architects play an important role in building mitigation solutions and providing data.

State, local, tribal and territorial partners work alongside FEMA to be prepared and develop flood mitigation practices.

The work of community managers is fundamental to the effective management of floodplain resources and flood mitigation.

Real estate, lending and insurance professionals play an important role in helping their communities understand flood risk.

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Are you looking for information about risks from other types of hazards? Information on earthquake and extreme wind risk is available on other parts of the website.