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New preliminary FEMA flood maps available for review in St. Bernard Parish

St. Bernard preliminary flood maps available (Source: FEMA) St. Bernard preliminary flood maps available (Source: FEMA)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

FEMA released revised preliminary flood maps for St. Bernard Parish. 

The agency encourages homeowners, renters and business owners to review the maps to learn the risks and make decisions about buying flood insurance. 

FEMA Regional 6 Administrator Tony Robinson says, "We've worked with our state and local partners to bring this critical information to the parish. We hope that everyone reviews the maps to understand the flood risks involved." 

You can view the flood maps in person by contacting local floodplain administrators in the St. Bernard Parish Government Complex in Chalmette. 

Online, visit visit http://msc.fema.gov/portal or http://maps.riskmap6.com

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