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This Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) Data service allows users to view preliminary FIRM data for Ocean Co., NJ. If applicable, this service will also reflect revised preliminary FIRM information issued by FEMA. The data also includes hyperlinks to GIS data and PDF map panels and Flood Insurance Study reports available through FEMA’s Map Service Center, the official source for preliminary and effective regulatory FIRMs, which can be accessed directly at https://www.fema.gov/view-your-communitys-preliminary-flood-hazard-data-0. Online tutorials are also available from FEMA which provide assistance in using both the FIRM and FIS Report. These tutorials can be accessed at https://www.fema.gov/online-tutorials.
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Comments: Before Hurricane Sandy, FEMA had begun a coastal flood study to update Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for portions of coastal New York and New Jersey using improved methods and data to better reflect coastal flood risk. After Sandy, FEMA released Advisory Base Flood Elevation (ABFE) maps for certain communities based on the partially completed flood study which were designed to help in rebuilding and recovery efforts. After the completion of the ABFE maps, FEMA released (and continues to release) preliminary work maps for certain communities which include the full results of the coastal flood study. Preliminary FIRMs and FIS reports, which will follow the release of the preliminary work maps for communities receiving those products, are also now in the process of being released.
This Preliminary FIRM Data service allows users to view preliminary FIRM and FIS report data for Hudson Co., NJ. The data also includes hyperlinks to GIS data and PDF map panels and reports available through FEMA’s Map Service Center, the official source for preliminary and effective regulatory FIRMs, which can be accessed directly at https://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/prelimdownload/. Online tutorials are also available from FEMA which provide assistance in using both the FIRM and FIS Report. These tutorials can be accessed at http://www.fema.gov/online-tutorials#4.
Subject: Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) data for Hudson Co., NJ replaces Preliminary Work Map data (where released) as the most recent flood hazard data available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Keywords: Ocean Co.,NJ Preliminary FIRM
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