ASFPM’s mission is to promote education, policies and
activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and
human suffering caused by flooding.
ASFPM Comments on HUD Proposed Information Collection: Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands
ASFPM has responded to a notice by the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) for comments on proposed information collection related to Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands.
Step-by-step guidelines to help homeowners and business owners reduce flood risk and potentially lower their flood insurance premiums in the process.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Technical Bulletins provide guidance for complying with the NFIP’s building performance requirements and are designed to help state and local officials interpret the NFIP Regulations. They are also a useful resource and reference for homeowners, insurance agents, building professionals and designers.
Nearly two-thirds of the Lower 48 states face an elevated risk for flooding through May, with the potential for major or moderate flooding in 25 states, according to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued today. The majority of the country is favored to experience above-average precipitation this spring, increasing the flood risk.
The National Emergency Training Center and the Center For Domestic Preparedness are suspending all on-campus training activities for a period of four (4) weeks, beginning 3/15/2020 through 4/11/2020. Off-campus, locally delivered training (including NDPC offerings) will continue at the discretion of the hosting jurisdiction or agency. However, a number of hosting jurisdictions and agencies have already cancelled or postponed local offerings.
FEMA recently released the National Flood Insurance Program Flood Mitigation Measures for Multi-Family Buildings, P-2037. This publication provides guidance for building owners, designers, investors, builders/contractors, institutional partners, housing agencies and...
June was definitely flood month! Not only was it the start of Hurricane Season (though Mother Nature did not wait and had already spun three storms out by then!), but it also saw two national virtual flood conferences, which had 4,000+ in total registrations!!! Hats...
On Tuesday, June 30, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chair Kathy Castor (D-FL), members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive plan titled “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a...