Downtown Portland, Oregon
Downtown Portland, Oregon

Oregon Flood Resources

Oregon flood resources should be used to assist you in obtaining further information on flood hazards and flood preparedness for your Oregon home:

Flood Information

Association of State Floodplain Managers: The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) is an organization of professionals in the US interested in floods, floodplain management and related topics.

Flood Damage in the United States: Flood damage data is reanalysis of National Weather Service flood data. The primary objective of the study was to examine the scope, accuracy, and consistency of the NWS damage estimates.

National Association of Flood & Storm Management Agencies: The National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA) is an organization of public agencies whose function is the protection of lives, property and economic activity from the adverse impacts of storm and flood waters.

National Flood Determination Association: The National Flood Determination Association maintains standards of excellence, fosters professionalism, and advocates quality services within the flood zone determination industry.

Association of State Dam Safety Officials: The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) is a non-profit organization of state and federal dam safety regulators, dam owners/operators, dam designers, manufacturers/suppliers, academia, contractors and others interested in dam safety.

River Management Society: River Management Society (RMS) is a national nonprofit professional organization. The mission of the Society is to support professionals who study, protect,and manage North America’s rivers.

Flood Preparedness

American Red Cross: The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe every day.

Federal Emergency Management Agency: The agency of the US government tasked with Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery planning.

The Cost of Flooding: Learn through the website the projected cost of flood damage repair costs due to damage by flood.

National Flood Insurance Program Get information about floods, risk of financial loss due to flooding and flood insurance. The site is sponsored by the National Flood Insurance Program, a program of FEMA.

FEMA Flood Insurance Library: Get the following information from the FEMA Flood Insurance Library. Flood claims handbook, community rating system, laws & regulations, and much more.

Floods & Your Gas & Electric Equipment: Learn how to shut off your gas and electricity safely if flooding should occur.

Oregon Flood Information

Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development: Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development Natural Hazards Program is to provide for protection of people and property from natural hazards through sound land-use planning.

Oregon Regional Natural Hazard Risk Assessment: The Oregon’s Regional Natural Hazard Risk Assessment website is to identify and characterize Oregon’s natural hazards and assess the risk to communities from those hazards.

Online Learning

The River Network: The River Network has helped people understand, protect and restore rivers and their watersheds.

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