GIS-ready Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps

The State of Hawaii has deployed a web-based flood hazard assessment tool. Development of the initial application, called the Flood Hazard Assesment Tool (FHAT), began in 2007. Its purpose was to be a powerful tool for flood risk management, insurance activities, and disaster operations. Now the system is evolving, most recently with the incorporation of an Elevation Certificate (EC) tool.

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Source:
ESRI, http://www.esri.com/news/arcnews/summer10articles/digital-flood-insurance.html

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern

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