Additional Guidance and Training Resources

The following is a list of additional guidance materials and MIP related training materials.

Additional Training Resources

MIP PALT Tool Training

  • MIP PALT Tool Training: In this module you will receive an overview of the MIP PALT Tool, the Workflow Process, information on access to the Tool, user experiences, exercises, and the Change Control Process

MIP Sequencing Tool Training

  • MIP Sequencing Tool Training: In this module you will receive an overview of the Sequencing Tool, which includes Access to the tool, the Workflow Process, MOD RMC Sequencing Lead & FEMA Regional Sequencing Lead, Guidance for Adjusting Sequencing, and the Feedback & Change Control Process

MIP Process Admin Training

  • MIP Process Admin Training: In this module you will learn the Process Admin tasks such as Unclaim Amendment, Revision and Study work items, Transfer Amendment, Revision and Study work items to a specified user, Change Project Status (Close/Terminate, Withdraw and On Hold), and how to Update Study project data

eLOMA Training

    eLOMA Tutorial: The eLOMA tutorial is intended to familiarize the user with the screens in the eLOMA tool. It also provides instruction on the requirements and formatting for data entered in certain fields. You can also learn more about eLOMA on the eLOMA page and eLOMA FAQs page.

Additional Guidance

Additional Guidance

The following is a list of guidelines and standards resources for Risk MAP mapping professionals and Cooperating Technical Partners (CTPs):

  • Guidelines and Standards for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping webpage: This page provides FEMA guidelines and standards for flood risk analysis and mapping activities in adherence to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements and regulations
  • Standards Policy Memo: The Policy for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping outlines FEMA's requirements to produce better overall consistency and more efficient operation of mapping activities
  • Guidance: These Guidance documents provide best practices for FEMA's Risk MAP program
  • Technical References: These Technical References are specifications of a technical nature essential to the success of the program but too granular to be considered standards
  • Templates and Other Resources: This collection of documents is used to support the implementation of Flood Risk Projects and may be referenced in standards, guidance and technical references. The types of documents found here include templates, checklists, forms, database schemas, metadata profiles, product prototypes and others
  • Finding Standards, Guidance, and Related Documents: Instructions for cross-referencing guidelines and standards documentation
  • Risk MAP Knowledge Sharing Site: This site on the Risk MAP Portal is an online collection of project knowledge, information, and guidance. For help logging into the portal, please email spadmin@riskmapcds.com

The following is a list of additional user guidance:

Additional Resources

Below is a few additional Resources

To view and download the most up-to-date National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Metadata Profiles that support the implementation of Flood Risk Projects, please visit the Templates and Other Resources on the FEMA Library.

To learn more about FEMA's Guidelines and Standards effort for the Risk MAP Program, visit the Guidelines and Standards for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping webpage.

A Summary of Changes to Metadata Profiles from 2006 to 2013 is also available.