List of Acronyms

ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers

ASDSO

Association of State Dam Safety Officials

ASFPM

Association of State Floodplain Managers

CA DWR

California Department of Water Resources

CMMI

Capability Maturity Model Integration

DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DHS

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DOI

U.S. Department of the Interior

DSAC

Dam Safety Action Classification

EAP

Emergency Action Plan

FEAT

Flood Emergency Action Team

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FERC

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FIFM-TF

Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force

GEMA

Georgia Emergency Management Agency

ICODS

Interagency Committee on Dam Safety

IPET

Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce

IPOC

Independent Panel of Consultants

IRRM

Interim Risk Reduction Measure



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List of Acronyms ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASDSO Association of State Dam Safety Officials ASFPM Association of State Floodplain Managers CA DWR California Department of Water Resources CMMI Capability Maturity Model Integration DEFRA Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security DOI U.S. Department of the Interior DSAC Dam Safety Action Classification EAP Emergency Action Plan FEAT Flood Emergency Action Team FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FIFM-TF Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force GEMA Georgia Emergency Management Agency ICODS Interagency Committee on Dam Safety IPET Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce IPOC Independent Panel of Consultants IRRM Interim Risk Reduction Measure 141

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DAM AND LEVEE SAFETY AND COMMMUNITY RESILIENCE LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design NAFSMA National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCLS National Committee on Levee Safety NDSP National Dam Safety Program NFIP National Flood Insurance Program NID National Inventory Dams NLD National Levee Database NPDP Stanford University National Performance of Dams Program NRC National Research Council NDSRB National Dam Safety Review Board OPG Ontario Power Generation PFMA Potential Failure Mode Analysis RESTORE Rivers: Engaging, Supporting and Transferring Knowledge for Restoration in Europe SEI Software Engineering Institute SLFPAE Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority—East SPF Standard Project Flood UNESCAP United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific UNISDR United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USBR U.S. Bureau of Reclamation USCOLD U.S. Committee on Large Dams USGS U.S. Geological Survey USSD U.S. Society on Dams VT DEC Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation WMO World Meteorological Organization WRC Water Resources Council WRDA Water Resources Development Act 142