Educational Links

One of the best sources of information about protecting your home from flooding is the Floods and Hurricanes site administered by the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service ( Communities with slab-on-grade foundations (even communities not in Louisiana) could refer web users to this site.

The Emergency Operations Plan is needed to coordinate the response of emergency personnel and supporting services of all parish and municipal agencies in the event of an emergency or disaster and during the aftermath thereof.


FEMA’s flood insurance page

Answers to Questions about the NFIP


LA DOTD Floodplain Management

National Council on Home Safety and Security:

Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Code

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards

Floodproofing Non-Residential Structures

Louisiana Mapping Project

Association of State Floodplain Managers

Louisiana Floodplain Management Association


Amite River Basin Commission