ASFPM Testimony on Flood Preparedness and Mitigation: Map Modernization, Levee Inspection, and Levee Repairs Bill
Monday, August 16, 2010
ASFPM was asked to testify on 7/28/2010 on the “Flood Preparedness and Mitigation: Map Modernization, Levee Inspection, and Levee Repairs Bill” before the Disaster Recovery Subcommittee; State, Local and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration Subcommittee; and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. Presented by Policy and Partnerships Manager Sam Riley Medlock, our comments address the following: Challenges & Opportunities: Levees, Maps & Insurance; Levees: One Tool To Managing Risk; Maps: Hazard Identification (with a caveat emptor); Flood Insurance & Residual Risk; and Recommendations & Conclusion. See our full testimony and recommendationshere.