USA: Flood risk management agency-to-agency mentoring session

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA); New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association
Other organizer:
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Date:
02 Oct 2012
Location:
United States of America (Buffalo)
Venue:
Hyatt Regency Downtown Buffalo, 2 Fountain Plaza
Date:
09 Nov 2012
Location:
United States of America (Chicago)
Venue:
The Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place

Flood risk and stormwater management topics to be covered include:

  • Flood mapping and flood risk management
  • Update on New York works
  • Local political/geographic issues
  • National flood insurance program reform and what it means
  • FEMA Levee analysis mapping – Status and how to keep your maps moving
  • Update on lake Erie and lake Ontario coastal mapping and related issues
  • Multiple benefits of green infrastructure
  • Community emergency management action plans and presidential policy directive 8

Agency-to-agency peer information exchange topics include:

  • Introduction to NAFSMA and NYSFSMA
  • The importance of local flood awareness and water quality
  • Outreach and communications
  • Doing what we teach
  • Taking control of your flood maps – the CTP Option
  • Community rating system program and how it can help your local efforts
  • Sponsor to sponsor assistance to keep your corps of engineers-partnered projects moving


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Event fee

$75

What is included in the event fee

Lunch will be provided.

Target audience

This one-day session is open to all flood, floodplain and stormwater managers.

How to register

To register, please, visit the online page here.


Keywords

Themes:
Information Management, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Governance, GIS & Mapping
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
United States of America
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