Utah Department of Public Safety

Emergency Management - Flood Forms and Documents

Other Important Information

The FEMA Flood Hazard Mapping Website (FHM) includes and references a host of important information about FEMA, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood hazard mapping. Some of the most popular content, is found below.

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How to Obtain Flood Maps

The FEMA Flood Map Store allows business customers to search and place orders for FEMA map products on - line. Individuals wishing to purchase products for personal use, may call Map Service Center (MSC) Customer Service at 1 - 800 - 538 - 9616. Visit the site for more information.

FEMA Map Assistance Center

The FEMA Map Assistance Center (FMAC) serves to inform the public of FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Rules and Regulations. Map Specialists respond to inquiries from Federal, State, and Local officials and the general public.

Online Hazard Maps

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), A National Partner for Hazard Information and Awareness, FEMA and ESRI have formed a National Partnership aimed at providing multi - hazard maps and information for U.S. residents, business owners, schools, community groups, and local governments. Visitors can create custom hazard maps, by entering a zip code and selecting from a variety of hazard types, to help determine disaster risks in any community.

Mitigation

Mitigation is the cornerstone of emergency management. It's the ongoing effort to lessen the impact disasters have on people and property. Mitigation involves keeping homes away from floodplains, engineering bridges to withstand earthquakes, creating and enforcing effective building codes to protect property from hurricanes -- and more. This page, provides valuable information concerning FEMA's Mitigation efforts.

About FEMA

This page, provides general information about FEMA and the Agency's Director.

Technical Mapping Advisory Council

The Technical Mapping Advisory Council (the "Council") was established by Congress in the National Flood Insurance Reform Act (NFIRA) of 1994, to provide recommendations to FEMA on how to improve the accuracy, quality, distribution, and use of Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). The duration of the Council was five years, from November 1995 through November 2000. Get information on the Council's findings, from this page.

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