Flood Protection

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Contacts: At FEMA’s website you will find guidelines and reference for your reference:
    • Above the Flood: Elevating Your Flood-Prone House, F-347 (2000)
    • Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084 (2011)
    • Coastal Construction Manual, P-55, (2011)
    • Elevated Residential Structures, F-54 (1984)
    • Flood Preparedness and Safety, F-684
    • Managing Your Flood Insurance Claim, F-685
    • Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas, F-257 (1994)
    • National Flood Insurance Program Summary of Coverage, F-679
    • Protecting Building Utilities From flood Damage, F-348 (1996)
    • Protecting Floodplain Resources, F-268 (1996)
    • Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, P-85 (2009)
    • Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, 5-11 (2005)
  • Flood Smart - the official site of  the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)