FEMA Flood Risk Open House
With ever-increasing severe weather events, did you know flooding is the top natural disaster in the United States? And flood risk is increasing here in Wisconsin? Do you know your flood risk and how to best protect your home and loved ones?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Kewaunee County community officials invite community members to join them at a virtual Flood Risk Open House on June 7 and 9.
At the virtual Open House, residents will:
- Hear from the project team, flood insurance professionals and state officials about what updated flood maps mean for their community.
- Review the preliminary Kewaunee County Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Kewaunee County.
- Locate their property and risk on the preliminary maps.
- Get answers to questions about the maps, the mapping process and flood insurance.
WHAT: Kewaunee County – Virtual Open House to Review New Flood Maps
WHEN: June 7 and 9, 2022, 5-7 p.m. CT
*City Hall will be open for residents to come join this VIRTUAL event on Thursday June 9th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.*
WHERE: Visit www.zoom.com and enter the following: Meeting ID: 160 488 7386, Passcode: KCOH2022.
You may also call 1-551-285-1373 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode listed above.
Property owners must understand their risk and take advantage of the tools and programs available to them, including flood insurance. Flood insurers use the FIRM and FIS to set requirements and costs.