One day agency-to-agency flood risk mentoring session

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA)
Other organizer:
Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association
Date:
23 Jul 2013
Location:
United States of America (Buffalo, New York)
Venue:
Hyatt Regency, Two Fountain Plaza

Key topics to be covered in the one-day session include:

  • How NFIP reforms as a result of Biggert Waters 2012 will affect your community
  • How to reduce the cost of flood insurance through FEMA’s CRS program
  • Participants share lessons learned in FEMA’s cooperating technical programs
  • Local flood risk management issues
  • FEMA’s Levee analysis mapping program initiative – map status – how to keep your maps moving
  • How to prepare for involvement in FEMA’s great lakes coastal mapping process
  • Update on New York’s coastal erosion maps
  • The importance of outreach and communication in flood risk management
  • Resilient community planning and development strategies
  • Update on National Stormwater Management Program rulemaking and issues
  • How the Silver Jackets program can assist state and local flood risk management efforts


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Event fee

Registration fees is $100. Please note that a travel stipend of $125 is available (one per public agency) for public agencies to assist with participant travel.

What is included in the event fee

Registration fees includes lunch and a continental breakfast.

How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Governance, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
United States of America
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