The official site of the national Flood Insurance Program. Click the logo to learn how you can be prepared.
Protect Your Property From Flooding
Protecting your property from flooding can involve a variety of actions, from inspecting and maintaining the building to installing protective devices. Click here for more information.
Protect Your Business from All Natural Hazards
Protecting your business from disasters caused by natural hazards can involve a variety of actions, from inspecting and maintaining your buildings to installing protective devices. Click here for more information.
Newport City Library
The Newport City Library has valuable information that can help you prepare and survive a flood. Click here for a listing of what is available.
FEMA Flood Map Service Center
Looking for more than just a current flood map? Visit Search All Products to access the full range of flood risk products in your community. Click here to learn more.
Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
The City of Newport has recently updated its Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of the Plan is to identify local policies and actions that can be implemented over the long term to reduce risk and future losses from hazards.
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
The mission of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property for the whole community while ensuring that as a state we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all natural, human-caused, and technological hazards. Click here to learn more about the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency.
Understanding Flood Maps
Flood maps, known officially as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) show areas of high and moderate to lo flood risk. Click here to learn more.
Additional Maps and Links
More maps will be available on request, contact the Planning Departent.