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National Dam Safety Program: Dam Safety in the U.S.

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As the lead Federal agency for the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP), FEMA is responsible for coordinating efforts to secure the safety of dams throughout the United States. The program makes Federal funds available to the States, which are primarily responsible for protecting the public from dam failures of non-Federal dams, and pursuing initiatives that enhance the safety of dams posing the greatest risk to people and property.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA National Dam Safety Program Fact Sheet (FEMA P-1069)

FEMA, through NDSP, helps coordinate efforts to secure the safety of dams throughout the United States. For additional information, visit National Dam Safety Program. An interactive version of this fact sheet is also available, https://cloud.3dissue.com/117728/118048/138315/NDSP-Interactive-v2/index.html.

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