Status of Recommendations related to Aligning Federal Programs
Recommendations for a National Levee Safety Program | Report to Congress | National Leadership | State Levee Safety Programs | Aligning Existing Federal Programs | Feedback on the National Levee Safety Program
Because there are many federal agencies and programs whose policies significantly impact governmental and individual decision-making in leveed areas, the NCLS recommends that a federal Interagency Committee on Levee Safety be formed to support recommendations for aligned federal programs. The Interagency Committee on Levee Safety would encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective federal and state programs, policies and guidelines intended to enhance levee safety for the protection of human life and property through:
Until the National Levee Safety Program and an Interagency Committee on Levee Safety are established, federal agencies will continue to lack singular guidance and leadership for aligning policies and procedures.
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