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The links below can provide a wealth of useful information for media outlets regarding the coastal analysis and mapping effort in the Southeastern U.S. 

FEMA News Releases and Bulletins

News Releases from the FEMA Region IV Office in Atlanta and the FEMA Headquarters office in Washington, DC, that concern the in-progress coastal flood risk studies; the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); and other FEMA programs that affect Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina are provided below.  

Additional recent and archives Region IV News Releases are accessible through the ​Region IV News page on the FEMA website. Archived News Releases from FEMA Headquarters and other FEMA Regions dating back to 1998 are accessible through the FEMA News Releases page on the FEMA website

The FEMA Office of External Affairs provides weekly bulletins to highlight the agency's recent and upcoming program and policy activities and announcements. Bulletins issued since January 5, 2015, are available for review or download through the Bulletin page on the FEMA website. 

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Noticias En Español

FEMA recientes comunicados de prensa y comunicados de prensa archivados se remonta a 1998 son accesibles a través de la página de Communicados de Prensa en el sitio web de FEMA.

Messages on the FEMA Blog

To view information on floods, hurricanes, and a variety of other emergency- and readiness-related topics, visit the FEMA Blog.  The following are some useful flood and hurricane-related messages:

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Photographs of FEMA and State staff, community officials, and residents working together in each of the Southeastern States are available through the FEMA image collection. The collection contains photographs of Federal, State, and local officials working together immediately after a disaster event; photographs of restored and safely rebuilt homes; and other successful flood mitigation projects.

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FEMA Multimedia Library and Social Media

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FEMA Fact Sheets

Useful Program-level information is available on the FEMA Fact Sheets page. The Fact Sheets have been separated into the following topic areas:

  • Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
  • Grants Program Directorate
  • Integrated Public Alert and Warning System
  • National Advisory Council
  • National Continuity Programs
  • National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • National Preparedness Directorate
  • Office of Disability Integration and Coordination
  • Office of Response and Recovery, Logistics Management Directorate
  • Office of Response and Recovery, Recovery Directorate
  • Office of Response and Recovery, Response Directorate

Individual FEMA Fact Sheets also are accessible directly through the Coastal Study Resources page. As part of an ongoing effort to provide information in a readable form to a wider audience, FEMA also has provided links to fact sheets that have been translated into Spanish, Vietnamese, and Haitian Creole.

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Other Resources

FEMA is building a suite of resources to help explain the coastal analysis and remapping effort and the effects that the new coastal flood hazard information reflected on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Flood Insurance Study reports for the affected counties. These resources are found in the "Project-Related Resources" section of the Coastal Study Resources page.

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Media Contact Information

If you are a member of the media and have questions about the coastal analysis and mapping effort, please contact the appropriate State External Affairs office or the FEMA External Affairs office. The telephone numbers appear on the Coastal Study Contacts page and on the Region IV home page on the FEMA website.

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