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2016 Fall Flooding in Iowa (2017)

The following five Recovery Advisories were developed by the FEMA Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) that responded to and studied damage from the 2016 Flooding in Iowa. They present mitigative measures that can and have implemented to minimize damage to residential buildings and critical facilities subject to riverine flooding. A list of the RAs is provided below:

RA 1 – Elevating Floodprone Buildings Above Minimum NFIP Requirements
RA 2 – Elevating Residential Structures within Special Flood Hazard Areas
RA 3 – Flood Protection for Critical and Essential Facilities
RA 4 – Flood Protection and Elevation of Building Utilities
RA 5 – Flood Protection for Backup and Emergency Power Fuel Systems