Map Service Center, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Data Center Description
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to announce the Map Service Center's (MSC's) World Wide Web site. The MSC Web site is just one 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.
The MSC distributes National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) materials to a broad range of customers, including Federal, State, and local government officials; real estate professionals; insurance providers; appraisers; builders; land developers; design engineers; surveyors; lenders; and the public.
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.
Currently, the MSC's mission is to improve service to its customers while streamlining operations using the latest technical innovations. Be sure to check our site for future improvements.