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NFIP Overview: Quick Bites





The NFIP History and Goals


This video explains how the 1927 flood, and later flood-related disasters, led to early flood control efforts in the United States, including the most significant flood control program in the country today.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 48 Seconds


History and Purpose of the NFIP


This video provides an overview of the most significant provisions of the NFIP.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 7 Seconds



The NFIP - How Do We Join? What are the Benefits?


This video will explain how a community joins the NFIP and the benefits.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 33 Seconds


The NFIP - Community Responsibilities


This video will explain a community’s responsibilities under the NFIP, once it has joined; and actions FEMA can take if a community fails to carry out these responsibilities.
Video Length: 4 Minutes 2 Seconds

NFIP Overview: Deep Dives





NFIP Basics


Overview of key definitions and community responsibilities under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). By FEMA Region II for New York State.
Video Length: 25 minutes


Regulatory Floodways


Introduction to FEMA Regulatory Floodways, the NFIP development standards a community needs to uphold, and a floodway encroachment ("no-rise") analysis overview. By FEMA Region II for New York State.
Video Length: 21 minutes


Basements and the NFIP


The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) definition of a basement, and the regulatory requirements a community must follow. By FEMA Region II for New York State.
Video Length: 15 minutes

NFIP Overview TOOLS




NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has developed a model floodplain ordinance. If you’d like to see if the model language is right for your municipality and/or seek guidance on customizing the language, please contact NYSDEC, Division of Water, Bureau of Flood Protection and Dam Safety,

625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3504
518-402-8185
floodplain@dec.ny.gov 

NFIP Overview Resources


 



DEC - Joining the National Flood Insurance Program


NYS DEC Informational Site About Joining the NFIP

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FEMA - National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Floodplain Management Requirements


FEMA 480: NFIP Floodplain Management Requirements Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials

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NFIP Overview: Quick Bites





The NFIP History and Goals


This video explains how the 1927 flood, and later flood-related disasters, led to early flood control efforts in the United States, including the most significant flood control program in the country today.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 48 Seconds


History and Purpose of the NFIP


This video provides an overview of the most significant provisions of the NFIP.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 7 Seconds



The NFIP - How Do We Join? What are the Benefits?


This video will explain how a community joins the NFIP and the benefits.
Video Length: 5 Minutes 33 Seconds


The NFIP - Community Responsibilities


This video will explain a community’s responsibilities under the NFIP, once it has joined; and actions FEMA can take if a community fails to carry out these responsibilities.
Video Length: 4 Minutes 2 Seconds

NFIP Overview TOOLS




NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has developed a model floodplain ordinance. If you’d like to see if the model language is right for your municipality and/or seek guidance on customizing the language, please contact NYSDEC, Division of Water, Bureau of Flood Protection and Dam Safety,

625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-3504
518-402-8185
floodplain@dec.ny.gov 

NFIP Overview Resources


 



DEC - Joining the National Flood Insurance Program


NYS DEC Informational Site About Joining the NFIP

LEARN MORE



FEMA - National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Floodplain Management Requirements


FEMA 480: NFIP Floodplain Management Requirements Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials

LEARN MORE

NFIP DEEP DIVES


NFIP Basics

NFIP Basics

Overview of key definitions and community responsibilities under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  By FEMA Region II for New York State.

Video Length: 25 minutes