New Building Codes Activity Book for Children

FEMA has created an activity coloring book titled Building Codes Activity Book to help children learn about the ways in which building codes help to protect communities against natural hazards. By using natural hazard-resistant building codes, communities are better prepared for events such as earthquakes, storms, floods, and fires.

National Dam Safety Awareness Day

National Dam Safety Awareness Day seeks to promote individual and community responsibility for dam safety. It also prompts communities to learn best practices in dam safety, as well as what steps can be taken to prevent catastrophic dam-related failures.

Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents Webinar 2.0

Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents 2.0 is a two-part course on FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. This course brings participants the latest information on the NFIP, including instruction on the NFIP’s pricing methodology – Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action. Both parts of this webinar were newly filed for continuing education credits.

Is my Property Reasonably Safe from Flooding?

Technical Bulletin 10 (TB 10) provides guidance on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements related to determining that buildings constructed on fill will be reasonably safe from flooding during the occurrence of the base flood. Guidance is provided for the placement of fill and the parameters for the design and construction of buildings on... Continue Reading →

Wet Weekend – Stay Informed

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a wet weekend that will likely continue into next week. Stay informed by monitoring local radio, TV, or for updates!  During a flood, water levels and the rate at which the water is flowing can quickly change. If you find yourself in a flash flood warning, get to higher... Continue Reading →

Maui Residents – Report your Structural Damage from January 27th Rain

All Maui County Residents – If you suffered residential structural damage to your property from the rain event that began on January 27, 2023, please visit the direct link: Or use your camera to link to the QR code to complete the Resident Self-Report. The Maui Emergency Management Agency will keep this reporting site... Continue Reading →

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