"This report provides introductory information on key components of the NFIP [National Flood Insurance Program], ranging from floodplain mapping to the standard flood insurance forms. This report does not provide detail on current or future legislative issues for Congress. This report will be updated as significant revisions are made to the NFIP through legislation or administrative action. CRS [Congressional Research Service] also has a separate report on flood insurance and other federal disaster assistance programs."
CRS Report for Congress, R44593
Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html