Post-Fire Flood Playbook - Oregon Silver Jackets.
New - Oregon Model Floodplain Development Permit form, prepared by the State of Oregon Dept. of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) in 2019
FEMA and the NFIP
Risk Rating 2.0 & NFIP Transformation Risk Rating 2.0
This Overview (Sept 2019) explains what's changing & the key benefits of Risk Rating 2.0.
2017 NFIP Desk Reference Guide, Oct 2017; Released Feb. 2018 by FEMA to provide a direct, comprehensive, and reliable resource on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The purpose of the desk reference guide is to both educate and clarify common issues that surround the NFIP.
Map Service Center; Locate Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Flood Insurance Studies, and LOMCs for any area of the country.
A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials (FEMA 480)
FEMA Affordability Study- A 2018 report to Congress from FEMA on flood insurance affordability.
www.CRSresources.org - Community Rating System
FEMA Region X, STARR - Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction
University of Washington: Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research
National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
Floodplain Management Association of California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Association of State Floodplain Managers - ASFPM.
State of AK Planning and Land Management
Idaho Dept of Water Resources (DWR)
Boise State University Hazard and Climate Resiliency Consortium (HCRC)
Dept. of Land Conservation & Development, Floods
OR Dept of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
Oregon Emergency Management
Oregon Building Codes Division
WA Emergency Management Division
Dept. of Ecology, Floods & Floodplain Planning
USACE Seattle District http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/
BC Integrated Flood Hazard Management
Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation
The National Institute of Building Sciences analyzed 23 years of federal grants and found an overall national benefit of $6 for every $1 spent on hazard mitigation for a variety of hazards, including riverine floods, earthquakes, forest fires, and wind. Read the full report and factsheets.
Weather Related Information
National Weather Service Home Page
NWS: Current hydrologic conditions (several kinds of reports)
Northwest River Forecast Center