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The Malaysian flood hazard management program

The Malaysian flood hazard management program

Multiple groups with a stake in protecting their communities from flooding carry out floodplain management functions including zoning, building codes, enforcement, education and other tasks. While FEMA has minimum floodplain management standards for communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), adopting higher standards will lead to safer, stronger, more resilient. The Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation Department strives to lessen the risk of flooding and implement long-term actions now to reduce the loss of life and property from the impacts of future disasters in Jefferson Parish. We provide the following services: Flood Zone Determinations and Flood Map Inquirie The result is a flood. A flood inundates a floodplain. There are different types of floodplains and they are based on they type of flooding that forms them. Most floods fall into one of three major categories: ♦ Riverine flooding ♦ Coastal flooding ♦ Shallow flooding Floods and Floodplain Management 1-

The Federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) may fund up to 75% of the cost of flood mitigation projects. The remaining 25% of the cost can be split between the State CFMGP and the local governments, each paying 50% of the non-federal share, or 12.5% local and 12.5% State. Since its inception, the CFMGP funded a variety of flood. Chan, N. W. (1995). Flood disaster management in Malaysia: An evaluation of the effectiveness of government resettlement schemes. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. 4(4), 22-29. Chan, N.W. (2012). Impacts of disasters and disasters risk management in Malaysia: The case of floods

Hazard assessment aims to estimate this probability over periods of years to decades to support risk management activities.1 Intensity usually refers to the combination of flood depth and horizontal flood extent; although other intensity measures such as flow velocity and flood duration can also be important depending on the situation MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program . Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Abstract Natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes impact many parts of Southeast Asia. In Malaysia, recent floods—such as those in 2014−2015—have caused untold damage to property and livelihoods. Up to that point, flood management had mainly. Currently, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers three Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants programs to assist communities in mitigating the effects of natural hazards: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program, and the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM). State, tribal and local.

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Malaysia has a long history of devastating flood events, and one of the worst episodes on record is the Great Flood of 1926, when adverse weather conditions—worsened by man-made environmental changes and poor hydraulic management—caused substantial damage across a vast area, including Kuala Lumpur and stretches of the Klang River Valley The Maine Map Modernization Program is a federally-funded initiative to update, remap, and digitize the country's flood hazard areas. The goal for the program is to use local knowledge to create a more accurate digital product that will improve floodplain management across the country Technical assistance and planning. Floodplain Management Program - As the state's lead agency for flood risk reduction, we assist local governments with the National Flood Insurance Program and Washington floodplain management program.We provide technical assistance and training, planning and regulatory guidance, flood ordinance reviews, and community assistance visits to communities The 2006 King County Flood Hazard Management Plan (Flood Plan) was adopted by the King County Council in January 2007. This functional plan of the King County Comprehensive Plan proposed a much-needed fix to King County's aging system of 500 levees and revetments that protect urban and rural floodplain residents, businesses, regional economic. guidance for developing a flood hazard management plan: 1) organize resources, 2) assess risks, 3) develop a mitigation plan, and 4) implement the plan and monitor progress and will thus position Baldwin County to seek maximum credit under the CRS Program

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  1. To assist the flood assessment and flood hazard mapping, the shapefiles (e.g. rivers, tributaries, built-up areas, ponds, swamps, roads, etc.) needed by the flood hazard map were digitized from the 2008 edition of Myanmar topography map in this study (see S3 Dataset). In this study, we were able to gain two sets of satellite images to validate.
  2. Flood hazard assessment and mapping is used to identify areas at risk of flooding, and consequently to improve flood risk management and disaster preparedness. Flood hazard assessments and maps typically look at the expected extent and depth of flooding in a given location, based on various Queensland Flood Mapping Program Flood mapping.
  3. istered in the state by viewing OSI's interactive story map and the About the Program page. OSI's NH Flood Hazards Viewer is an online tool to view current, pending, and preli
  4. ations for each community listed below, in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4 (a). These proposed flood hazard deter
  5. isters several programs to support help reduce the impacts of natural hazards on homes, businesses and communities throughout the state. Programs include the federally-funded Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program, Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) program, and Severe.

The CRS recognizes floodplain management programs by rewarding efforts that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements in the form of discounted flood insurance rates for its communities. The City currently holds a rating of 7 with the CRS which provides property owners in the Special Flood Hazard Area with a 15% discount in flood insurance Floodplain Management Program. Appendix A: Annotated Flood Hazard Development Application & Permits (Coastal E Model) ( PDF 82KB) Find the Flood Hazard Development Applications and Permits that are appropriate for use in your town. Appendix B: Flood Hazard Development Application & Permits (Coastal E Model) ( PDF 110KB The FHMP is a technical assistance program and has no regulatory authority. Program staff is available to provide guidance to all interested parties. Topics include the NFIP, floodplain management, floodplain building requirements, floodplain mapping, flood mitigation, and flood insurance. For more information, visit the Flood Hazard Management. This paper describes the issues relating to the role of the delivery system provided by the government to the flood victims in Malaysia, pre-disaster, during and post-disaster caused by flooding. Presently, the delivery system in flood management was predominantly an official strategy based on a technology centered approach emphasizing the application of new technologies in flood control.

Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia hooitee93@gmail.com1, faizatul@uum.edu.my2 ABSTRACT Floods are the most frequently reported natural disasters in Malaysia. The flood does not only occur in Malaysia, but also in Asia, Europe and other country. Flood mitigation is one of the phases in the disaster management cycle Malaysia. • Outlines guidelines on dam safety practices that should be considered during the investigation, design, construction, commissioning, maintenance, operation, safety surveillance, safety review, emergency preparedness and lifecycle management of dams in Malaysia. Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Malaysi The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) program allows families and homeowners to move out of dangerous flood zones, have their homes elevated, or have their homes torn down and rebuilt to code with an elevated foundation.The HMGP program mitigated over 3,800 properties in Hurricane Matthew's inundation boundary. Losses Avoided During Hurricane Matthe Overview. In the federal regulations (CFR 44 Part 59.1), floodplain management means the operation of an overall program of corrective and preventive measures for reducing flood damage, including but not limited to emergency preparedness plans, flood control works, and floodplain management regulations.Participation in the National Flood Insurance program requires the adoption of floodplain. Section 64.3 identifies Zone X as either an area of moderate flood hazards or areas of future-conditions flood hazard or an area of minimal hazards. FEMA's Map Service Center indicates that a shaded Zone X is an Area of moderate flood hazard, usually the area between the limits of the 100-year and 500-year floods

The Malaysian flood hazard management program. International Journal of Emergency Management, 1 (3) (2003), pp. 205-214. CrossRef View Record in Scopus Google Scholar. Mohit and Rezaul Karim, 1997 Mohit, M.A. and A.K.M. Rezaul Karim (1997) The Federal Insurance Administrator will provide the data upon which flood plain management regulations shall be based. If the Federal Insurance Administrator has not provided sufficient data to furnish a basis for these regulations in a particular community, the community shall obtain, review and reasonably utilize data available from other Federal, State or other sources pending receipt of. Flood hazard map provided by www.ajer.org Page 145 American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) 2016 Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management highlights the region prone to flooding considering the contributing factors to flood[24], which shows that 309 out of 497 cities/regencies of the territory of Indonesia are at medium to high.

2021 Summer Internship Program Internship Position Description . Position Number: 4 Program Name: Flood Hazard Management Program Location/Address: Boston - Remotely. THIS POSITIONS IS UNPAID . Brief Description of Internship Position: This position concerns the mitigation of flood-prone properties in MA, specifically the elevation o An effective natural hazard analysis and risk management program is based upon simple, basic data. TÜV SÜD GRC acknowledges the importance of this and collects both primary and secondary building and site data, which can then be imported into hazard modeling programs In emergency management, hazards are natural, human-caused, or technological disasters. Hazard mitigation means reducing, eliminating, redirecting, or avoiding the effects of those hazards. The standard definition of hazard mitigation that is often used by FEMA and PEMA is a n y c ost-effective action taken to eliminate or reduce the long-term.

The Flood Management Program is the City's coordinated approach to flood risk management. The program is operated by the floodplain manager, a cross-departmental position. The program works to: Educate the public about flood hazards. Develop regulations and risk mapping for flood hazards. Prioritize a variety of flood concerns Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program: The Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Program, assists states and communities by providing up to 100% federal funds for cost-effective measures to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to buildings, manufactured homes, and other. Non-Special Flood Hazard Area Flood Zones B, C, D, X. Low to Moderate does not mean No Risk. Over 20% of all flood insurance claims come from areas outside of mapped high-risk flood zones. High Risk. Designated on a Flood Insurance Rate Map as a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) Flood Zones A, AE, AH, AO, V, VE. If you live in an SFHA and have

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  1. (See Program Specifics) Basic Requirements Applicants must have a FEMA-approved mitigation plan for their jurisdiction that conforms to the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR 201.6) and the State Hazard Mitigation Plan. In addition, the jurisdiction must also be a member of good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program. Types of Project
  2. The most devastating flood event in Kota Bharu was recorded in December 2014, which affected several properties worth millions of dollars and thousands of homes. Damage to physical properties, especially buildings, is identified as a significant contributor to flood disasters in Malaysia. Therefore, it is essential to address physical flood vulnerability by developing an integrated approach.
  3. This program requires the county to adopt and enforce floodplain management ordinances and development regulations to reduce future flood damage. In return, the National Flood Insurance Program makes federally-supported flood insurance available to homeowners, renters, and business owners in Snohomish County's flood hazard area
  4. Flood hazard assessment and mapping is used to identify areas at risk of flooding, and consequently to improve flood risk management and disaster preparedness. Flood hazard assessments and maps typically look at the expected extent and depth of flooding in a given location, based on various Queensland Flood Mapping Program Flood mapping.
  5. The National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) is a geospatial database that contains current effective flood hazard data. FEMA provides the flood hazard data to support the NFIP. This information can be used to better understand your level of flood risk and type of flooding. The simplest way for you to access the flood hazard data

The PDM Program, authorized by Section 203 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, is designed to assist states, U.S. territories, federally-recognized tribes, and local communities in implementing a sustained pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation program We are an organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning, and recovery. Our ASFPM Annual Conference is held once a year in different locations across the United States Director, Flood Hazard Management Program at Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts 1 connection. Join to Connect Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) Nederlands (Dutch) Norsk (Norwegian). The Interim Flood Protection Measures program is designed to protect critical facilities, infrastructure, and low-lying areas in New York City from flooding caused by a hurricane. NYC Emergency Management manages the IFPM program in collaboration with the Mayor's Office of Resiliency, and several other City agencies Structural flood risk management measures include dams and reservoirs, channel modifications, levees or floodwalls. Non-Structural Measures: Non-structural measures reduce flood damages without significantly altering the nature or extent of the flooding by changing the use of floodplains or by accommodating existing uses to the flood hazard

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Mitigation Grant Program Guidance. FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance Unified Guidance (2015 edition) applies to disasters declared on or after February 27, 2015 and is applicable to Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) (e.g., applicant and proposal eligibility, funding caps, cost shares, information on specific project. Surveyor's Corner. Don't Forget that Flood Certification; Taking the Mystery Out of Flood Openings; New Elevation Certificate has been approved . FEMA announced in a March 1 bulletin that the newly revised Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) can now be accessed here.Here is the Bulletin that was issued with the new EC - the new EC reflects some of the recommended changes that many of. Disaster Risk Management. Afghanistan Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program. This program ensures that policy makers, government officials, and partners have access to comprehensive multi-hazard risk assessment to make new and existing infrastructure resilient to natural hazards and climate change. Read More » Flood Mitigation Assistance Program . The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program is a mitigation initiative administered by FEMA through the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM). The purpose is to help communities identify and implement measures to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damages

View the Maine Flood Hazard Map application. This interactive web map contains the following flood hazard layers: National Flood Hazard Layers (NFHL): This layer contains the most current digital FIRM maps accepted and approved by FEMA. Q3 Flood Maps: This is a layer of digitized flood zones from the old, approximate data For question regarding status of current grants or general information, please contact the City's Hazard Mitigation group at 713.470.9762 or hazard.mitigation@houstontx.gov. 2017 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) 2016 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) 2015 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) 2015 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The Stafford Act provides a hazard mitigation grant program (HMGP) to fund statewide mitigation programs (Section 404) and mitigation for disaster-damaged facilities. Eligible projects are from a jurisdiction that has a FEMA-approved pre-disaster mitigation plan. Applicants can include: State and local.

This bicameral legislation would direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to consult with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in order to obtain the most up-to-date information relevant to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) rate maps Some of the specific goals of the National Flood Risk Management Program include: Providing current and accurate floodplain information to the public and decision makers. Identifying and assessing flood hazards posed by aging flood damage reduction infrastructure. Improving public awareness and comprehension of flood hazards and risk Foster comprehensive floodplain management; CRS is a voluntary program, and provides for reductions of flood insurance premiums by 5 percent up to a maximum of 45 percent for policy holders with insurable property in flood zones located within CRS communities Department of Meteorology, Malaysia • PRAB utilized science and technology application in flood forecasting to enable advance flood hazard warning to agencies and public. • Real time flood hazard map will able provide advantages in identification of priority area for evacuation and logistic management. 13 CONCLUSIO

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ON FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT CASE VISIT ASEAN LEVEL IN MALAYSIA Water Resources Management and Hydrology Division Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia. PROGRAM 1. BRIEFING ON PRAB 2. MONTAJ 3. Q & A 4. Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia. 6 Bukit Lanjan, KL (2003) Kuala Lumpur (2004) Natural Hazards in Malaysia Disaster. Any floodplain management program must be established on a sound technical and scientific basis in order to be effective, whether for flood loss reduction or to manage natural resources, or both. For management purposes, nature of the flood hazard and the degree of flood risk for a specific site often has to be determined Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) makes grants available to state and local governments as well as eligible private, non-profit organizations and Indian tribes to implement long-term, cost-effective mitigation actions following a Federal disaster declaration Contact the Municipal Flood Hazard Program (907) 343-8023 or (907) 343-8135 for further information and prior to undertaking any activity within the floodplain. A link is provided on this page to the Flood Hazard Permit Application and the basic submittal requirements outlined in Handout AG.19: Flood Hazard Permit Requirements FLOOD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. FMA provides funding to help States and communities reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to buildings, manufactured homes, and other structures insurable under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).There are three types of grants available under FMA: Planning, Project, and Technical Assistance Grants

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On March 16, 1981 the City of Birmingham joined the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Further, in December 1993 Birmingham joined the Community Rating System (CRS), a voluntary program that involves establishing floodplain management programs that exceed National Flood Insurance Program minimum requirements The official site of FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. FEMA Map Service Center Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) These FEMA maps show flood insurance rate data and are used for the implementation of Executive Order 11988- Floodplain Management. Flood Map Changes Viewer (FMCV) The FMCV provides a single location to access flood hazard. Joy Duperault is director of the Commonwealth's Flood Hazard Management Program, overseeing the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program in coordination with Massachusetts' more than 340 NFIP communities. Her responsibilities include NFIP technical assistance, review of state floodplain projects, outreach and training for.

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Louisiana's Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP) was approved by FEMA on March 27, 2019.The 2019 SHMP update to the previous State Plan continues to build on Louisiana's commitment creating stronger, more resilient communities through hazard mitigation activities. The State of Louisiana's vision was to produce a hazard mitigation plan that is informative, educational and easy to read Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. Authorized under Section 404 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides grants to state and local governments, Indian tribes or other tribal organizations, and certain private non-profits to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a Presidential disaster declaration

Hazard mitigation is an important part of emergency management, along with preparedness, response, and recovery. Disasters can destroy or damage life, property, infrastructure, local economies, and the environment. Some examples are thinning trees before strong winds or building channels for water run off before a flood Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - This Application Period is Closed. Applications and instructions are below. Alternatively, contact Stephanie Smith, stephanie.a.smith@vermont.gov, with more information. The HMGP program is funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and is administered by VEM on behalf of the state Disaster Risk Management is a fairly new concept in Malaysia, although it is already a well-established industry in developed countries. The programme in Kundang involved understanding disaster risk and the importance of community involvement, especially in galvanizing assistance, existing capacities and local resources

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in the flood hazard area. In order to protect their mortgage from a loss, banks will require the homeowner to purchase federal flood insurance if the home is near or in the hazard area. Banks hire a private flood determination firm to determine the location of the home in relation of the flood hazard area State Hazard Mitigation Officer. Wisconsin Emergency Management. 608-242-3222. Funding for mitigation projects is available from the DNR through Municipal Flood Control Grant Program and from Wisconsin Emergency Management [exit DNR] through its Hazard Mitigation Assistance Programs 2020 ASFPMAnnual National Virtual Conference The Premier Flood Conference The theme to this year's conference—Resiliency Where the West Begins—has taken on new meaning as we transition the conference to a fully virtual event. Today's new normal calls for agility, flexibility, and yes, resiliency. Although we wish we could all meet in-person, we are embracing this [ Floodplain management is the operation of a community program of corrective and preventative measures for reducing flood damage. These measures take a variety of forms and generally include zoning, subdivision, or building requirements, and special - purpose floodplain ordinances

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Washington County has a floodplain management program that was implemented following the publication of the first Flood Insurance Rate Maps for our County by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on May 1, 1978. The County's floodplain management program is administered in accordance with the Floodplain Management Ordinance Hazard mitigation is the cornerstone of every communities approach to reducing vulnerability to disasters. Mitigation requires the coordinated effort and participation of a wide range of stakeholders and the public in the planning process. Hazard mitigation is the only phase of emergency management specifically dedicated to breaking the cycle. Hazard Mitigation Plan. Downloads. Joseph S. Yenni Building. 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd, No. 310. Jefferson, LA 70123. Phone: (504) 736-6540. E-mail: JPfloodplain@jeffparish.net. A Hazard Mitigation Plan is a comprehensive document created to develop and implement practical, manageable mitigation strategies that help to reduce a community's risk.

creation and perpetuation of flood hazards in Peninsular Malaysia. It analyses flood risk, flood exposure and human vulnerability to flood hazards. Examples from key flood-prone case study areas in the peninsula are used as examples to substantiate the extent to which rapid economic development has exacerbated flood hazards in the peninsula The USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Program has two main functions: 1) Partner with local communities to assist with the development and validation of flood inundation map libraries. A flood inundation map library is a set of maps that shows where flooding may occur over a range of water levels in the community's local stream or river

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Flood Mitigation Assistance Program. The Flood Mitigation Assistance program (FMA) is a cost-share program (75% federal, 25% local match) through which communities can receive grants for the development of a comprehensive flood mitigation plan and the implementation of flood mitigation projects Local Flood Hazard. In New Orleans, flooding can occur during anytime of the year. Since the land in this area is low, your property may be in a Special Flood Hazard Area as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Mississippi River, Lake Pontchartrain, levee failure, and rain each can flood the City California's geography and weather are the most diverse in the nation, resulting in a variety of natural hazards including flooding. California experiences every type of flooding, though the most common are alluvial fan, riverine, and coastal. We are committed to sustainable flood management The NFIP was created as a mitigation program with the goal of preventing future loss of life and property from the hazard of flooding. The NFIP consists of three main elements that include flood hazard identification and risk assessment, floodplain management, and flood insurance

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precipitation and the causes of the events with a light discussion on general flood management in Malaysia. Atikah Shafie encouragement and understanding for the study and the overall program. I also would like to thank my committee members, Prof. Dr. Ramchand Oad and Assist. FLOOD HAZARD MANAGEMENT IN MALAYSI The viewer displays effective DFIRM floodzones for the entire state of Georgia. The data shown is provided as a reference only and does not imply accuracy with regard to horizontal or vertical location. This data is not to be employed to determine any base flood elevations for NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) purposes National Flood Insurance Program. Floods continue to be a destructive natural hazard in South Dakota. Since 1978, flood insurance policy holders have received over $13.8 million in claim payments. The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management administers the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for South Dakota under cooperative agreement. National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) The NFIP is a Federal program, which was established to allow property owners in participating communities to purchase insurance protections against losses from flooding. Participation in the NFIP is based on an agreement between local communities and the Federal Government that states if a community.

2020 Hazard Mitigation Assistance FEMA Submission Report. FMA Grant Intent. The intent of FMA is to take action to reduce the risk of future flooding to structures that are insured through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Project applications may include insured and non-insured structures IDNR Flood Hazard Mitigation Program ( PDF) FEMA mitigation programs and demolition of lands and structures in the 100-year floodplain in counties authorized to prepare stormwater management plans Section 120: Flood mitigation in declared disaster areas . Ineligible Activities Since FEMA-mapped floodplains provide an already existing source of data, the effective Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Carroll County was used to delineate the hazard areas for riverine and flash flooding. The FIRM is designed to serve FEMA's needs for disaster response activities, risk assessment, and floodplain management