Three Federal reports released this week

Dec 6, 2013 | News & Views, What's New

Federal agencies had a busy week, releasing three, relevant reports.

One was the much anticipated “Mitigation Assessment Team Report: Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York.” This report reviews performance of buildings in Sandy. View the report and recommendations at

USACE and FEMA released their Final Report of the Flood Protection Structure Accreditation Task Force, which was mandated by BW-12 to foster alignment of the agencies programs on levees. It can be viewed at

FEMA also announced and released a new Report to Congress, called “Including Building Codes in the National Flood Insurance Program.” Read the report at

All three are important, and ASFPM looks forward to hearing reactions to the reports.