US Army Corps of Engineers
Institute for Water Resources

Flood Risk Management Program


Flood Risk Management Program

The USACE Flood Risk Management Program (FRMP) works across the agency to focus the policies, programs and expertise of USACE toward reducing overall flood risk. This includes the appropriate use and resiliency of structures such as levees and floodwalls, as well as promoting alternatives when other approaches (e.g., land acquisition, flood proofing, etc.) reduce the risk of loss of life, reduce long-term economic damages to the public and private sector, and improve the natural environment.

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Searchable Federal Flood Risk Management Programs Web Site Available


The USACE National Flood Risk Management Program, in coordination with a variety of other Federal Agencies, soft launched the beta version of the "Federal Flood Risk Management Programs" web site. The web site provides summaries of 120 Federal programs across 11 federal agencies that relate in some way to flood risk management.....continue reading

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