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Flood Apex Program Overview: Rethinking America’s Costliest Disaster

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s Flood Apex Program was created at the request of the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to bring together new and emerging technologies designed to increase communities’ resilience to flood disasters and provide flood predictive analytic tools to FEMA, state and local governments, and other stakeholders.

Key Objectives

  • Reduce fatalities and property losses from future flood events.
  • Increase community resilience to disruptions caused by flooding.
  • Develop better investment strategies to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate against flood hazards.
Created Date: December 7, 2016
Last Published Date: October 4, 2019
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