FEMA's Map Product Service Center
Entry ID: 01-FEMA-MSC-00
Abstract: (Summary adapted from FEMA's MSC web site)
The Map Service Center (MSC) web site is part of a suite of
online services planned to expedite the dissemination of FEMA's
flood map and insurance products that support FEMA, its
customers, and the user community. The MSC Web site is a
dynamic, customer-based service designed to provide the latest
information and support services to users as part of ... FEMA's
contribution to the National Information Infrastructure.
MSC products include: Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM),
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), Flood Insurance Study reports
(FIS reports), Digital Q3 flood data, Community Status Book,
Flood Map Status Information Service (FMSIS), Letters of Map
Change (LOMCs), and NFIP Insurance Manuals.
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) identify areas of 100 year
flood hazard in a community based on detailed or approximate
analyses. Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM).
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints To order products by phone or fax, call the Map Service Center toll
free Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (eastern
time). The order form (6 KB) is available for printing or download
Adobe Acrobat format.
Users interested in Paper Flood Insurance Rate Maps may order by
phone, fax, or
... mail. If a user is interested in one particular area of a community
county, MSC recommends ordering an index map for the area. Panel
for specific areas are clearly indicated on the index map and
be referenced when placing your order.
Digital Q3 Flood Data. Digital Q3 Flood Data are now available on
CD-ROM for more than 1,250 counties. Users may order the CD-ROM's
calling the Map Service Center.
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