A flood insurance rate map, or FIRM, is the official map that outlines a community's floodplain boundaries, flood elevations and flood zones. FIRMs, created by the National Flood Insurance Program, are used by property o... More » Business & Finance Insurance

The Flood Insurance Rate Maps produced by FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Association, highlight flood-risk and hazard areas. The maps also designate the areas where insurance premiums are higher due to the flood ... More » Business & Finance Insurance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency produces and distributes all official flood plain maps, which are available on the website as well as from most insurance agencies and county planning commissions. The FEM... More »

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