FEMA FIRM 2010

data.cincinnati-oh.gov | Last Updated 12 Jun 2018

FEMA FIRM 2010 layer displays the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Flood Insurance Rate Maps and risk assessments. It is based on flood hazard mapping in Hamilton County that represents an important part of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Two types of Flood Zones are displayed A and AE. According to the FEMA, AE are areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event determined by detailed methods. Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) are shown. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements and floodplain management standards apply. Also, and according to FEMA, A are areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event generally determined using approximate methodologies. Because detailed hydraulic analyses have not been performed, no Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) or flood depths are shown. Mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements and floodplain management standards apply.

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