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Florida Floodplain Managers Association and the City of Doral Partner to Offer FEMA Courses in Miami Dade County

On October 28th Florida Floodplain Managers Association (FFMA) and the City of Doral began hosting the 4-day FEMA L-273 Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Doral and FFMA have partnered to host at least one  FEMA-based... Read More

Sally Cook Recognized at the Manatee County Board of Commissioners

On August 20th, Manatee County celebrated Sally Cook, FFMA’s Associate Education Director, winning the John Ivey Award for Excellence in Certification at the 2019 ASFPM Conference. The Manatee County Board of Commissioners heard glowing remarks about Sally from John Barnott,... Read More

FEMA’s Flood Risk Communication Toolkit Now Available

FEMA’s Flood Risk Communication Toolkit and the Video Series for Community Officials are now available on, or you can click here. The Toolkit and Video Series are intended to empower community officials to more effectively communicate with the public... Read More

Real Estate Agents in Pinellas County, FL Help “Disclose” Critical Flood Information

Article reposted with permission from ASFPM’s News&Views   What if real estate agents told prospective buyers that the property they are about to look at has flooded in the past? What if real estate agents told folks not living in... Read More

Florida Floodplain Managers Visit DC

Education, policy, and advocacy are primary focus areas of the Florida Floodplain Managers Association (FFMA) 2016 Strategic Plan. Focus area Champions, the Board of Directors, and the members have been working hard to move the strategic goals forward. To this... Read More

Town of Cutler Bay Achieves CRS Class 4 Rating

On behalf of the Town of Cutler Bay, Stormwater Utility Manager Yenier Vega (L) accepted a Certificate of Achievement, presented by Vince Seijas (R), Senior Code Officer with Miami-Dade County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources and one of FFMA’s... Read More

FFMA Achieves 1000 Member Milestone

The Florida Floodplain Managers Association (FFMA) was formed by a small group of forward-thinking professionals back in 2003, who knew floodplain management would be a critical part of the resiliency of our state.  The original officers were Eugene Henry, Dawn... Read More