GovStar - One-Stop Web Directory

The mission of GovStar is to be the one-stop portal of choice for quick information related to risk and emergency management plus governmental operations. Our goal is to provide a value-added service by researching and organizing relevant content from millions of web pages in the public domain as well as commercial web pages that make significant informational content available to the general public.

GovStar is a web directory or link directory of World Wide Web sites and pages that focus on Risk and Emergency Management. It also provides web links to Federal, State, and local governments. It specializes in linking to other web sites and categorizing those links. The categorization is based on the whole web site as well as specific pages that contain specific information.

GovStar supports and encourages users and site owners to directly submit their site for inclusion and reviewed for fitness. We welcome your suggestions on additional URL's (web sites) and any recommendations on how to better meet your information needs. GovStar is a registered trademark of Tahoe Internet Corp and all link directories are copyright protected; however, linking to the home page as well as deep linking to specific pages is permitted.

Flood Disaster Resources

National Flood Hazard Layer Map

The National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL) is a geospatial database that contains current effective flood hazard data. FEMA provides the flood hazard data to support the National Flood Insurance Program. You can use the information to better understand your level of flood risk and type of flooding.

National Flood Insurance Program: Links to Related Sites

This page has links to related websites used by NFIP public and private partners. As a matter of courtesy, FEMA provides links to the organizations' websites, but does not endorse any of the private entities and or their services.

Flood Risk Management Programs

Website provides summaries of Federal programs related to flood risk management. Users can search for the programs most relevant to their needs using filters to narrow their search.  Search results will provide summaries of Federal programs and links to additional information about each program.

Emergency Management Institute

To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people.

Flood List DIrectory

The FloodList Directory was also set up to help publicise the many varied and valuable services offered by flood professionals around the world. The contribution of these companies is vital is helping people – individuals, families, businesses and communities – deal with the threat of flooding and its dreadful aftermath.

USACE Disaster Response Missions

Under the National Response Framework, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is assigned as the primary agency for Emergency Support Function #3 – Public Works and Engineering. The Corps assists the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA by coordinating federal public works and engineering-related support, as well as providing technical assistance, engineering expertise, and construction management to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and/or recover from domestic incidents.