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Region III: Mitigation Division


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


Delaware Department of Insurance

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)


Maryland Department of the Environment  - Water and Science Administration

Maryland Emergency Management Agency - Floods

Maryland Insurance Administration


Pennsylvania Floodplain Management and Flood Insurance

Pennsylvania Insurance Department


Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Floodplain Management

State Corporation Commission

Washington DC

Department of Energy & Environment - Flood Risk Management

Washington DC Silver Jackets

West Virginia

West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - Floodplain Management

FEMA and Federal Resources

Hazard Mitigation Assistance

2015 Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Guidance

HMA Grants Resources Page

HMA Grants Policy

2019 New Recipients of Disaster Grants Guide

HMA Subapplication Development Information

Floodplain Management & Insurance – 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.

Protecting Your Home and Property from Flood Damage

Flood Hazard Mapping Updates Overview Fact Sheet

Flood Hazard Products Direct Download

Your Homeowners Insurance Does Not Cover Flooding

Help Protect Your Customer's New Home

Protect Your Home from Flooding: Low Cost Projects You Can Do Yourself

Protect Your New Home

National Flood Insurance Program Fact Sheet

How to Prepare for A Flood

The BIG Cost of Flooding

Hazard Mitigation Planning

'Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Local Mitigation Guide'

Risk Analysis

Managing Floodplain Management through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

  • Substantial Improvement and Substantial Damage - Chapter/Section Number: Unit 8
  • The NFIP Floodplain Management Requirements - Chapter/Section Number: Unit 5

Increased Cost of Compliance: The Community's Role - Chapter/Section Number: 04

Guidance: Flood Risk Assessment (February 2018)

Guidance: Flood Risk Map (February 2018)

Guidance: Post-Preliminary Due Process (Nov 2015)

FEMA’s Map Service Center

 Policyholders: Help With or Without A Disaster Declaration

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Resources

Safer, Stronger Protected Homes & Communities

Environmental & Historic Preservation

FEMA's Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1970

Last Updated: 
06/21/2019 - 13:51