The Chapter Skim interface presents what we've algorithmically identified as the most significant single chunk of text within every page in the chapter.
Select key terms on the right to highlight them within pages of the chapter.
From page 69...
... estimates losses from natural or manmade hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and acts of terrorism Detailed studies -- Flood hazard mapping studies (Grossi and Kunreuther, 2005) that are done use hydrologic and hydraulic methods that produce base flood elevations, floodways, and Credibility weighting -- A statistical analysis that com- other pertinent flood data (https://www.fema.gov/pdf/ bines theoretical damage with observed damage results.
From page 70...
... -- The official policies that results in aggregate premiums sufficient to map of a community prepared by FEMA that shows pay anticipated losses and expenses for that group; also the Special Flood Hazard Areas, the base flood ele referred to as an actuarial rate (http://www.fema.gov/ vations, and the flood risk zones applicable to the national-flood-insurance-program/definitions) community.
From page 71...
... PELV -- A term in the NFIP actuarial rate formula that estimates the annual probability that flood waters will Zone -- A geographical area shown on a Flood Hazard reach or exceed a given depth relative to the base flood Boundary Map or a Flood Insurance Rate Map that reelevation (FEMA, 2013d) flects the severity or type of flooding in the area (http:// www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program/ Performance -- The effectiveness of flood or floodplain definitions)
This material may be derived from roughly machine-read images, and so is provided only to facilitate research.
More information on Chapter Skim is available.