ASFPM is the world's leading voice for sound floodplain management, science and policy, with 36 U.S. chapters, and more than 17,000 members worldwide.
The mission of ASFPM is to promote education, policies, and activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs, and human suffering caused by flooding, and to protect the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains - all without causing adverse impacts.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers is an organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning and recovery. ASFPM has become a respected voice in floodplain management practice and policy in the United States because it represents the flood hazard specialists of local, state and federal government, the research community, the insurance industry, and the fields of engineering, hydrologic forecasting, emergency response, water resources and others.
Since our inception in 1977, we have grown to 35 State Chapters, 16,000+ members, and more than 8,500 Certified Floodplain Managers in the U.S. and abroad.
Visit www.floods.org to access ASFPM publications and policy papers online.