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Disaster Contacts
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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

www.FEMA.gov

Information pertaining to everything from property protection measures through post-flood recovery.

On-line flood hazard map

www.esri.com/hazards

Sarasota County Flood Map

River Conditions

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/hic/

Provides current river depths and warning of potential flooding.

Floodplain Facts

www.swfwmd.state.fl.us

Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) reports and publications pertaining to our area. Don't miss this important brochure filled with interesting facts!

Flood Insurance Information

www.fema.gov/business/nfip/

Venice is currently rated as a Class 7 NFIP participating community which qualifies residents whose property lies within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) for a 15% reduction in flood insurance premiums.

National Flood Proofing Committee – US Army Corps of Engineers

http://www.usace.army.mil/Pages/Default.aspx

A wealth of information and brochures for steps you can take to protect your home and property.

For news and weather regarding a possible storm event in Venice:

National Weather Service

www.nws.noaa.gov

Hurricane Prediction and Awareness

www.nhc.noaa.gov

Institute for Business & Home Safety

http://www.disastersafety.org/