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Flood Insurance Manual - Cover

Letter of Final Determination - March 9, 2021

Regular Program Conversion and Revisions
LFD Date: 9/9/2020
FIRM Effective Date: 3/9/2021

Notice to Congress: September 2020 Update

September 2020: Notice to Congress: Monthly Update on Flood Mapping

FEMA Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity 09-30-2020

FEMA Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity 09-30-2020

HMA Procurement Standards Job Aid

This job aid describes the procurement standards for non-Federal entities that obtain property and services under a Hazard Mitigation Assistance Federal award. Procurement includes the selection, award, and administration of contracts.
These procurement standards are required by the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR Part 200).

Flood Insurance Manual - Effective October 1, 2020

This link contains the full manual in a single PDF file (19.8 MB).

FEMA’s regular updates to the National Flood Insurance Program Flood Insurance Manual reflect an ongoing effort to enhance the customer experience and evolve the NFIP into a world-class organization. FEMA has revised the document to incorporate NFIP program changes announced October 1, 2019, address stakeholder feedback, and clarify existing guidance.

Red text on the amended pages identifies updated information and all footers, except Appendix F, reflect the April 1, 2020 effective date. The October 2020 update revises the April 2020 NFIP Flood Insurance Manual-Appendix F and has an effective date of October 1, 2020. It deletes the April 2020 list of Community Rating System communities and inserts a link to the updated October 2020 list of all CRS community statuses that will become effective on October 1, 2020.

What is the Purpose of Hazard Mitigation Planning

This Job Aid is designed to help tribes complete a planning grant/subgrant application that, once approved, will yield a complete and actionable mitigation plan.

Flood Insurance Manual - Effective October 1, 2020 - All Files

This ZIP folder contains the April 2020 Flood Insurance Manual, with October 2020 Updates to Appendix F, broken out into individual PDFs for each section.

Federally-Recognized Tribes and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – Option to Submit as an Applicant or Subapplicant

Federally-recognized tribes now have the option to submit a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program application to FEMA as an applicant or subapplicant. Applicants and subapplicants each have distinct responsibilities and benefits. This job aid explains and clarifies the responsibilities and benefits of each.