Floodplain Management

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Flood Hazard Management Program (FHMP) is the State Coordinating Office for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Massachusetts Flood Hazard Mitigation Program (FHMP)

FHMP program staff work with FEMA and officials from National Flood Insurance Program participating communities to carry through the NFIP in Massachusetts. The FHMP is a technical assistance program and has no regulatory authority.

Program staff is available to provide guidance to all interested parties. Topics include the NFIP, floodplain management, floodplain building requirements, floodplain mapping, flood mitigation, and flood insurance.

For more information, visit the Flood Hazard Management Program website.

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