Floodplain Management

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). FEMA develops and provides flood hazard data and maps to local communities such as Yolo County in support of the NFIP. To update these flood maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), FEMA has undertaken a comprehensive nationwide effort called Map Modernization (Map Mod).

Over the last 25 years there have been numerous instances throughout the nation where the assumption of levees being able to contain the 100 year flood event were proven invalid. FEMA has responded to this by creating a certification process for levees that needs to be completed prior to FEMA recognizing that a levee will contain a 100 year flood event. The Map Modernization project will require the levees providing flood protection to be certified in order for them to be reflected as providing flood protection in the updated FIRMs. 

VIEW & BUILD YOUR OWN FLOOD ZONE FIRMette MAP

 What is a FIRMette?
 How to create a FIRMette for your address.
Current Yolo County FEMA Flood Maps - FEMA Map Service Center

Important Phone Numbers:
DO NOT use 911 for information, Use only for actual emergencies.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Call FEMA for applications for assitance

    800-462-9029

Yolo County Office of Emergency Services

  • Emergency Operations Center
  • Preparedness and Training Information
  • Plans and Documents
  • How can I help?
  • River and Creek Levels
  • Situation Reports
  • Shelter Information
  • Road Information  
    530-406-4930
PG&E
24-hour Emergency and Customer Service

    800-743-5000
PG&E
24-hour Power Outage Hotline

    800-743-5002
AT&T Telephone
Repair Service

    611

American Red Cross
Yolo Chapter
Capitol Region Chapter

    530-662-4669
    916-993-7070

Animal Services     530-668-5287

 

 

 

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