SAME DAY EVENTS:
E278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)
|3/26/2018 - 3/29/2018 |
|E0176 Hazus-MH for Floodplain Managers
|Location: Emmitsburg, MD
This is a 4 day resident course
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
This course provides in-depth instruction and hands-on
activities that develop the skills needed by floodplain
managers and emergency planners to effectively use
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools, with
emphasis on Hazus-MH,
for modeling the impacts on
communities from riverine and coastal flooding.
who complete this course will understand the roles that
Floodplain Managers support,
as well as,
technologies such as Hazus-MH can be used to protect
beyond the minimum standards that
Floodplain Managers are responsible for implementing.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Prerequisites: E0313, Basic Hazus-MH and skills equivalent to those taught in E0190, ArcGIS for Emergency Managers. Recommended: E317 Comprehensive Data Management for Hazus-MH, E172 Hazus-MH for Flood
Define the roles and responsibilities of floodplain managers that can be supported by geospatial tools and data.
Explain how capabilities of Hazus-MH can support floodplain management practitioners.
Identify strategies for improving Hazus-MH inputs and other related GIS data in order to derive the most benefit from GIS tools when applied to floodplain management.
Selection Criteria: Floodplain Managers, GIS Specialists, local planners and
others with interest in floodplain management who wish
learn how to understand and apply GIS tools and data to
support floodplain management goals.
12 CECs for CFMs
attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the
course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal
government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide
free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the
EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S.
territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for
their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).
create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have
one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course.
Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course
301-447-1000, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should wait for
their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission status prior to
making travel arrangements.
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