The Association of State
Floodplain Managers is an organization of professionals involved in
floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, National Flood
Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning and recovery. ASFPM is a respected voice in floodplain management practice and
policy in the United States because it represents flood hazard
specialists of local, state and federal government, research
community, insurance industry and the fields of engineering,
hydrologic forecasting, emergency response, water resources and others.
mission of ASFPM is to promote education, policies and activities that
mitigate current and future losses, costs and human suffering caused
by flooding, and to protect the natural and beneficial functions of
floodplains - all without causing adverse impacts.