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Recommended Publications and Important Links

Recommended Publications

  1. Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House, FEMA-347 (2000)
  2. Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084 (2011)
  3. Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA-P-55, (2011)
  4. Elevated Residential Structures, FEMA-54 (1984)
  5. Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85 (2009)
  6. Mitigation of Flood and Erosion Damage to Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas, FEMA257(1994)
  7. Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage, FEMA-P-348 (1999)
  8. Protecting Floodplain Resources, FEMA-268 (1996)
  9. Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, FEMA 511 (2005)

Important Links

  1. Coping with Disaster
  2. Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Mobility Disabilities
  3. FEMA
  4. FEMA Firmette Maps
  5. Floods: People with Disabilities — Disaster Safety
  6. Floodsmart
  7. Flood Water Safety
  8. Florida Disaster
  9. Hurricanes for Kids — Safety Resources, Facts & Projects
  10. Miami-Dade County Flood Zones
  11. Miami-Dade County Regulatory and Economic Resources- Tree Permitting
  12. Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department
  13. Nation Flood Insurance Program
  14. National Hurricane Center
  15. National Weather Service
  16. Preparing for Disasters in Your Home: What to Buy, What to Skip
  17. Saving the Whole Family: Disaster Preparedness for Small and Large Animals
  18. SFWMD Real Time Flood Gates - This link provides information for elevations upstream and downstream for the control structure S122, located in the C100 canal under Real Time Flood Gates. As an example, on 4/6/2016, the upstream highest elevation was 2.208. The downstream highest elevation was 2.05; therefore, the average elevation was 2.129.
  19. SFWMD Real Time Weather Gauges - This link provides readings that explain how many inches of rainfall have fallen at particular locations in real time.
  20. The Homeowner's Ultimate Guide to Natural Disaster Safety
  21. 3-1-1 Submit A Service Request
  22. Miami-Dade County Water Conservation Website - Water Restrictions
  23. South Florida Water Management District Website - Water Shortage Warning
  24. The Complete Guide to Hurricane Safety

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