needs of government, business, and the public at large. The variety of map products that can be generated and the availability of web tools to provide personalized information to floodplain occupants will enable them to make decisions that ultimately will reduce national risk in the floodplain.


Recommendation. FEMA should commission a study on technology and metrics to analyze and communicate flood risk.



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