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As part of its nationwide effort to update the Nation’s flood hazard maps, FEMA is paying particular attention to coastal areas. With approximately 39% of the Nation’s population living in a coastal county (i.e., a county that is contiguous with the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, or Great Lakes coast or that has Special Flood Hazard Areas caused by coastal flooding identified), it is vital that residents and businesses in these communities have accurate flood hazard information, know their flood risk, and take steps to protect their lives and property. To learn more about the coastal analysis and mapping effort in your community, look up the areas being studied.

 

FEMA created this short video to explain how flood elevations are determined and how flood hazard maps (also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps, or FIRMs) are created and used in coastal areas. For more information on the mapping process, visit the Analysis Overview page.

 

            View in FEMA Multimedia Library

 

 
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Project Information

Learn about the coastal mapping process and mapping requirements.

 

National Flood Insurance Program

Learn about flood insurance, floodplain management, flood hazard mapping, and NFIP incentive programs.

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Questions and Answers

Have a question about the coastal analysis and mapping project? Ask us here.​

​​Plan & Prepare

Learn steps that you can take to protect your family, home, business, and community.​

 

 



Project & Event Calendar
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2930Mar 30-Apr 02 Coastal GeoTools 2015
Mar 30-Apr 02 National Hurricane Conference
31Mar 30-Apr 02 Coastal GeoTools 2015
Mar 30-Apr 02 National Hurricane Conference
1Mar 30-Apr 02 Coastal GeoTools 2015
Mar 30-Apr 02 National Hurricane Conference
2Mar 30-Apr 02 Coastal GeoTools 2015
Mar 30-Apr 02 National Hurricane Conference
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5678Apr 08-Apr 10 Emergency Management Association of Georgia Annual Summit9Apr 08-Apr 10 Emergency Management Association of Georgia Annual Summit10Apr 08-Apr 10 Emergency Management Association of Georgia Annual Summit11
121314Apr 14-Apr 15 GAWWA/GWEF/GAWP Spring Conference15Apr 14-Apr 15 GAWWA/GWEF/GAWP Spring Conference
Apr 15-Apr 17 FL Floodplain Managers Association Annual Conference
16Apr 15-Apr 17 FL Floodplain Managers Association Annual Conference17Apr 15-Apr 17 FL Floodplain Managers Association Annual Conference
Apr 17-Apr 20 Association of County Commissioners of GA Annual Conference
18Apr 17-Apr 20 Association of County Commissioners of GA Annual Conference
19Apr 17-Apr 20 Association of County Commissioners of GA Annual Conference
Apr 19-Apr 23 Florida Public Works Expo (APWA FL Chapter)
20Apr 17-Apr 20 Association of County Commissioners of GA Annual Conference
Apr 19-Apr 23 Florida Public Works Expo (APWA FL Chapter)
21Apr 19-Apr 23 Florida Public Works Expo (APWA FL Chapter)22Apr 19-Apr 23 Florida Public Works Expo (APWA FL Chapter)23Apr 19-Apr 23 Florida Public Works Expo (APWA FL Chapter)2425
26Apr 26-Apr 28 Alabama Independent Agents Association Convention & Trade Show27Apr 26-Apr 28 Alabama Independent Agents Association Convention & Trade Show28Apr 26-Apr 28 Alabama Independent Agents Association Convention & Trade Show29Apr 29-May 01 NC Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Conference30Apr 29-May 01 NC Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Conference1Apr 29-May 01 NC Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Conference2
3May 03-May 06 Building Officials Association of South Carolina Annual Conference4May 03-May 06 Building Officials Association of South Carolina Annual Conference5May 03-May 06 Building Officials Association of South Carolina Annual Conference6May 03-May 06 Building Officials Association of South Carolina Annual Conference
May 06-May 07 FICE Transportation Conference
May 06-May 08 SC Economic Developers Association Conference
7May 06-May 07 FICE Transportation Conference
May 06-May 08 SC Economic Developers Association Conference
8May 06-May 08 SC Economic Developers Association Conference
00:00-23:59 GA Chapter of APA Spring Conference
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