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FlashFlood NEWS is a semi-annual online newsletter that offers information and education on topics that are of current interest in the field of floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Published by the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers (www.ncafpm.org), FlashFlood includes reports from the North Carolina regional representatives, educational opportunities, and membership information, in addition to topical articles of current interest written by our board members, government officials, and consultants in the field of floodplain management. Articles include topics such as floodplain mapping, coastal issues, mitigation planning, and stormwater management. We also have space reserved for job openings in the field of floodplain management.

Our targeted audience is the members of the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers (NCAFPM), but FlashFlood NEWS is can be viewed online by any interested readers.

Current Issue (Spring 2017)

Highlights: State of Dam Safety Programs • From the Chairman: A Resilient Spring – Rebuilding a Stronger North Carolina • Education & Outreach: Tides, Marbles, and Hurricane Hunters • 2017 Annual Conference Reports from NCAFPM and ASFPM • Upcoming Conferences • From the Executive Director • Communicating Uncertainty In Flood Hazard Identification • Hurricane Matthew Resilient Redevelopment Planning • Giving Voice to Floodplain Managers“In the Trenches” • A Remedy for North Carolina Homeowners Who Need a Lift • NC Floodplain Mapping Program

Click here to download or view a pdf version of this issue.

The deadline for sending in articles for the Fall 2018 issue of FlashFlood is October 6, 2017.

FlashFlood is funded by sponsorships from consultants and vendors. Please see the Media Kit with details about the newsletter and sponsorship options. If you are interested in sponsoring or would like more information, contact Kelly Keesling.

Archived Issues
2016 Issue 2 (Fall 2016)
2016 Issue 1 (Spring 2016)
2015 Issue 2 (Fall 2015)
2015 Issue 1 (Spring 2015)
2014 Issue 2 (Fall 2014)
2014 Issue 1 (Spring 2014)
2013 Issue 2 (Fall 2013)
2013 Issue 1 (Spring 2013)
2012 Issue 2 (Fall 2012)
2012 Issue 1 (Spring 2012)
2011 Issue 2 (Fall 2011)
2011 Issue 1 (Spring 2011)
2010 Issue 2 (Fall 2010)
2010 Issue 1 (Spring 2010)

For newsletters prior to 2010, please contact Kelly Keesling.