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Map Service Center, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Service Provider 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

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


[Summary provided by FEMA]
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