From the Background: "This policy is applicable to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff delivering Risk Analysis and Mapping (Risk MAP), all mapping partners (contractors, cooperating technical partners, and other federal agencies) who perform flood risk projects on behalf of FEMA, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Additionally, this policy may be pertinent to states, tribes, territories, local communities, homeowners and their consultants who are interested in the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) process."
FEMA Policy No. FP 204-078-1 (Rev 10)
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency: https://www.fema.gov/