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Federal Agency Resources

American Recovery and Re-investment Act

On Feb. 13, 2009, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. ARRA is a direct response to the economic crisis.

Adobe PDF2009 Stimulus Matrix

Department of Energy's Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development

The DOE Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development website offers a menu of information and services on how your community can adopt sustainable development as a strategy for well-being.

Disaster Assistance is a secure, user-friendly U.S. Government web portal that consolidates disaster assistance information in one place. Citizens can locate and apply for disaster relief.

Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment -- air, water and land -- upon which life depends.

EPA Regions

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA's mission is to support U.S. citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

FEMA Regional Contacts

FEMA Training


Adobe PDFProtecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and other Hazards (FEMA P-85) (11/09)
Adobe PDFElevator Installation for Buildings Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas (FEMA TB4) (7/10)

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA is an agency that provides many services including: daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce.

National Park Service Planning

The National Park Service planning website is dedicated to providing the public with timely information on plans being prepared by the National Park service, such as general management plans, special resource studies and transportation plans. The site also provides a variety of information on planning, including planning tools, website links and contacts.

National Weather Service Flood Data

The U.S. Natural Hazard Statistics provide statistical information on fatalities, injuries and damages caused by weather related hazards. These statistics are compiled by the Office of Services and the National Climatic Data Center from information contained in Storm Data, a report comprising data from NWS forecast offices in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.

U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration

FHWA is charged with the broad responsibility of ensuring that America's roads and highways continue to be the safest and most technologically up-to-date. Although state, local and tribal governments own most of the nation's highways, FHWA provides financial and technical support to them for constructing, improving and preserving America's highway system.

ASFPM and U.S. DOT FHWA Coordination Meeting Notes (5-19-09)
Highway Embankments versus Levees and other Flood Control Structures (9-1-08)
Procedures for Coordinating Highway Encroachments on Floodplain with FEMA (9-30-92)
Procedures for Coordinating Highway Encroachments on Floodplain with FEMA (6-25-82)
Backwater Criterion for Hydraulic Design of Structures (4-21-92)
FHWA Hydraulics Regulations, Part 650 - Bridges, Structures and Hydraulics
Floodplain Policy and Memorandums
Floodplain Management and Protection (4-23-79)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 34,000 dedicated civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 90 countries worldwide.

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service

With the mission of "Helping People Help the Land," the Natural Resources Conservation Service provides products and services that enable people to be good stewards of the nation's soil, water and related natural resources on non-federal lands.

U.S. Geological Survey

USGS Is an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information and water. The organization is dedicated to the timely, relevant and impartial study of the landscape, natural resources and the natural hazards that threaten us.

Science Centers and Information Offices

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.

Manufactured Home Installation Program - Final Rule (6-20-08)
Manufactured Home Installation Standards - Final Rule (10-19-07)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the Department of the Interior. The mission of the FWS is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

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