Helpful Links

FEMA: www.fema.gov

MDC-Flood Zone Determination: http://gisweb.miamidade.gov/floodzone/

SFWMD- Real Time Rain Data: https://www.sfwmd.gov/weather-radar/rainfall-historical/daily

NOAA-Real Time Biscayne Bay Tides Data: https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/noaatidepredictions.html?id=8723165

MDC-Storm Surge Planning Zone & Map:http://www.miamidade.gov/fire/storm-surge.asp

Southeast Florida Climate Change Compact: www.southeastfloridaclimatecompact.org

National Flood Insurance Program: www.floodsmarts.gov

Ready:www.ready.gov

American Red Cross:www.redcross.org

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety: http://disastersafety.org/flood

Florida Division of Emergency Management: http://www.floridadisaster.org/Mitigation/SFMP/Index.htm

Flood Protection Resource Publications:   

Below you will find links to copies of  FEMA publications on flood protection. This documents are also available at Miami Beach and County Public Library branches.

1.  Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House, FEMA-347, 2000

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1443-20490-3026/fema347cvr_toc.pdf  

2. Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084, 2011

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1438-20490-1905/f084_atq_11aug11.pdf
3. Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA-P-55, 2011 

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1510-20490-6719/fema55_volii_frontmatter.pdf  

4. Elevated Residential Structures, FEMA-54, 1984

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1509-20490-6744/fema54.pdf  

5. Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85, 2009

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1501-20490-6993/a_fema_p85_cvr_toc.pdf  

6. Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas, FEMA-257, 1994

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1505-20490-8508/fema257.pdf  

7. Protecting Building Utilities from Flood Damage, FEMA P-348, 1999

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/3729

8. Protecting Floodplain Resources, FEMA-268, 1996

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1440-20490-5918/fema268.pdf  

9. Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, FEMA 511, 2005

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1446-20490-0539/FEMA511-complete.pdf 

10.Openings in foundation walls for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1502-20490-9949/fema_tb_1__1_.pdf 

11. Answers to questions about substantially damaged buildings.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/2969  

12. FEMA 15, Design Guidelines for Flood Damage Reduction (1981)

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/2850  

13. Reducing Losses in High Risk Flood Hazard Areas

https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/1619  

14. Non-residential floodproofing : requirements and certification for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-5294/job6.pdf  

15.Free-of-obstruction requirements for buildings located in coastal high hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-9526/fema_tb_5.pdf  

16. Flood-resistant materials requirements for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1502-20490-4764/fema_tb_2_rev1.pdf  

17. Homeowner’s guide to retrofitting : six ways to protect your house from flooding.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1404148604102-f210b5e43aba0fb393443fe7ae9cd953/FEMA_P-312.pdf  

18. Home builder’s guide to coastal construction technical fact sheet series.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1538-20490-2983/fema499web_2.pdf  

19. Below-grade parking requirements for buildings located in special flood hazard areas in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1511-20490-1163/job12.pdf  

20. Youth preparedness : guide to risk management for youth preparedness programs.

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1414435038732-5277640eec6719c2be778c98034c559f/FEMA_ICPD_Youth_Preparedness_Guide_to_Risk_Management_Final_V25_1.pdf