The entire self-assessment process is designed to take a community’s floodplain manager (or similar official) less than a day to complete. Some communities may be able to finish in a few hours. The five steps walk a community through a holistic look at its floodplain, identifying what hazards it faces in which areas, designating “assessment areas” where it wishes to focus its efforts, and the process of identifying ways to reduce its risks.
Please note that this is a SELF assessment for your community’s internal use: your answers will NOT be processed by FEMA. Your answers will be emailed to you at the end of each step.
You can read more about the CRS Community Self Assessment (including how it meshes with the Community Rating System) here, or if you’re ready to get started, click on the button below.NEXT: Before You Begin →