ASFPM Association of State Floodplain Managers
ASFPM Virtual Conference
2021

The nation’s largest conference dedicated to all aspects of flooding and floodplain management. Join us online May 10-14, 2021.

2021 ASFPM Virtual Conference
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Urban Flood Hazards:
Challenges and Opportunities

New paper explores the challenges of urban flooding, outlines planning and mitigation strategies to reduce future flood losses, and provides recommendations to address urban flooding in communities nationwide.

Urban Flood Hazards: Challenges and Opportunities Discussion Paper Cover
Hoisington Technical Assistance Kickoff meeting in Hoisington, Kansas. Meeting was held to discuss a variety of flood mitigation options with community officials and analyze those options. Photo by Steve Samuelson.
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Promote education, policies and activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and human suffering caused by flooding.

Shot of the spillway at Saylorville Lake, a reservoir on the Des Moines River in Iowa. It is located 11 miles upstream from Des Moines and was constructed as part of a flood control system for the Des Moines River as well as to aid in controlling flood crests on the Mississippi, of which the Des Moines is a tributary. Photo taken Feb. 27, 2018 by Eric Johnson.
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Celebrating Black History Month: William A. Anderson

In honor of Black History Month, we’re recognizing the vision and work of William Averette Anderson (1937 – 2013), an accomplished scholar, researcher, and policymaker in the field of hazards and disaster mitigation.

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