The DLNR Engineering Division is the state coordinating agency for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). DLNR staff will be available to perform flood zone determinations for property owners and be available to answer questions relating to flood insurance.
FEMA has released a data visualization map that shows the NFIP flood claims across the united states since 1980. This interactive tool lets you sort the flood insurance claim in every US state and territory by year.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources - Engineering Division will be on hand to answer questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) at the Climate Community Fair!
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.
This new FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 video provides an explanation of a building’s rating variables related to where it’s built and how it’s built.
This 76-page guide provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the National Flood Insurance Program and provides valuable information about flood insurance, flood mitigation actions and what to do before and after a flood.
Risk Rating 2.0 – Equity in Action: A brief video of FEMA’s New Rating Methodology for Flood Insurance
The Homeowner's Handbook 4th ed. with new and in depth information is available in print and online now! Learn how you can prepare for natural hazards.
Hawai'i lawmakers will confront major policy questions this session as they grapple with looming problems from a warming planet, sea level rise and climate change in general. Rising seas and crumbling shorelines are staring lawmakers in the face as they consider more than a dozen bills dealing with climate change this session. Where should the... Continue Reading →