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National Flood Insurance Program

FEMA Insurance Information Site



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Additional Resources

National Flood Insurance Program

The national flood insurance progam is operated by FEMA and is intended to provide an alternative to disaster assistance by helping citizens manage their flood risk with the appropriate flood insurance. To read more about the National Flood Insurance Program please visit http://www.fema.gov/about/programs/nfip/index.shtm

To read more about insurance as it relates to the NFIP, visit Floodsmart.gov


Digital Flood Mapping Products

FEMA began the digital conversion of its flood maps October 1, 2009. For additional information on the Digital Flood Mapping Products (DFIRMs) please visit the following site: http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/dfm_dfhm.shtm


FEMA's Map Service Center

The Map Service Center has flood hazard mapping information and products that may be reviewed online and downloaded at http://msc.fema.gov. For map orders and questions call 1-800-358-9616.


FEMA Outreach Mapping Material

Maryland Department of the Environment Resource Material

FEMA Resource Materials


Insure Your Risk

Know Your Risk

Mitigate Your Risk



Office of Governor


Preliminary Schedule

  • Washington - January 2015: Riverine
  • Allegany - TBD: Riverine

Effective Schedule

  • Queen Anne's - November 2014: Riverine/Coastal
  • Calvert - November 2014: Coastal
  • St. Mary's - November 2014: Coastal
  • Caroline - January 2015: Riverine
  • Somerset - February 2015: Coastal
  • Anne Arundel - February 2015: Coastal
  • Dorchester - March 2015: Coastal
  • Cecil - May 2015: Coastal
  • Charles - May 2015: Coastal