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Flood Information

The City of Alamogordo participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  The NFIP makes federally backed flood insurance available for most buildings, whether they are in a flood plain or not.  Flood insurance covers direct losses caused by surface flooding, including an arroyo flowing over its banks, and local drainage problems. 

City Flood Areas 2013

City Flood Areas 2013 (Image 1)
**Note: To zoom in on the map to the right, click the link above.

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

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Flood Facts (Flood Preparation and Turn Around Don't Drown)

FEMA-F083-Mandatory Purchase 2007

Flood Insurance Information

Flood Insurance Study (Flooding Sources and Historic Floods)

General Questions and Answers

NFIP Myths and Facts

As a participant in the National Flood Insurance Program, the City provides the general public, 
lending institutions, real estate agencies, insurance agencies and other business owners with information from the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and NFIP.

Flood Elevation Request Procedures 2013