SAME DAY EVENTS:
E0172 HAZUS-MH for Flood
|6/17/2019 - 6/20/2019 |
|E0273 Managing Floodplain Development thru the NFIP
|Location: Emmitsburg, MD
This is a 4 day resident course
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
This course provides an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
- Provide outreach to citizens and officials to help them make informed decisions.
- Using technology available to their communities, determine the flood hazard risk at given sites.
- Apply NFIP floodplain criteria/management regulations.
- Identify appropriate Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for specific circumstances and describe the LOMC process.
- Explain how building codes relate to floodplain management.
- Identify and assemble a basic floodplain permit.
- Provide technical assistance and creative solutions to mitigate flood hazards.
- Explain basic concepts of flood insurance rating as related to new development and floodplain management.
- Identify legal implications of actions.
- Develop/review and complete an elevation certificate and other certificates needed for floodplain management purposes.
Selection Criteria: Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/state/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with limited floodplain management experience. Attendance will be limited to two participants from any state for each offering. Participants should have less than 3 years of full-time experience in the field of floodplain management.
CECs: 12 CECs or 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.