Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force Summary Report
This is the Summary Report of the May 10th-11th, 2010 Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force (FIFM-TF) Listening Session. The Task Force was established in 1975 to enhance communication and coordination among the Federal agencies in their efforts to reduce the loss of life and property caused by floods and to protect and restore the natural resources and functions of floodplains. The mandate of the FIFM-TF is to carry out the responsibility of the President to prepare reports for the Congress on further proposals necessary for a Unified National Program for Floodplain Management. A “Unified National Program” provides a focus for the Federal government with regard to improving floodplain management efforts in the United States.