FEMA's Region III Mitigation Division strives to create safer communities by reducing the risks to loss of life and property. Mitigation programs enable individuals to recover more quickly from floods and other disasters and lessen the financial impact of disasters on the nation.
State Floodplain Management and Insurance
FEMA and Federal Resources
Hazard Mitigation Assistance
Floodplain Management & Insurance
FloodSmart.gov – Website for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Individuals can contact their insurance agent directly or the NFIP Help Center at 800-427-4661.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) - FEMA’s website includes information on the NFIP for property owners, insurance agents, lenders, and more.
Data Visualization: Historical Flood Risks and Cost - These interactive tools help individuals, business owners, and others to better understand their flood risk to make informed decisions.
Hazard Mitigation Planning
- Substantial Improvement and Substantial Damage - Chapter/Section Number: Unit 8
- The NFIP Floodplain Management Requirements - Chapter/Section Number: Unit 5