• The National Flood Insurance Program

    The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is a federal program, administered by FEMA, which makes subsidized flood insurance available in communities that agree to adopt corrective and preventative floodplain management regulations that will reduce future flood damages.
  • Fact Sheet - Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 pdf format of 			Fact Sheet - Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

    Fact sheet on the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 which makes a number of changes to the way the NFIP is run. Key provisions of the legislation will require the NFIP to raise rates to reflect true flood risk, make the program more financially stable, and change how Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) updates impact policyholders.

  • Preparation, Recovery, and Repair

    Resources for Preparing, Recovery, and Repairing Your Home
  • Information for Property Owners and Renters

    Did you know that most homeowner's insurance policies do not cover damages caused by flood?
  • Flood Hazard Mapping

    FEMA produces Flood Insurance Rate Maps, commonly known as FIRMS, to support the National Flood Insurance Program.
  • Information for Local Officials and Developers

    "Appendix 120.G of the state building code defines the regulations that affect new construction and substantial improvements in flood hazard areas."
  • Commonly Used Terms

    Terms and definitions used by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Flood Hazard Management Program (FHMP).
  • Floodplain Management Team Contacts

    Contacts that are available to help answer any questions or concerns that you may have.