E194 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts
January 30 - February 2 , 2017
12 CECs for CFMs
Application Deadline: December 16, 2016
This advanced floodplain management course is a dynamic and interactive course covering National Flood Insurance Program Floodplain Rules and Regulations in Depth, Local Floodplain Manager Roles and Responsibilities, Letters of Map Change and Preparing for Post-Disaster Responsibilities. Each topic is designed to be discussed and reviewed in detail.
- Describe activities and programs that can be used to promote planning and mitigation measures in the floodplain.Identify National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements for structures, floodway and encroachment standards, common problems encountered during the construction of various building types, and ways to address these problems.
- Describe NFIP requirements that apply to approximate A zones, agricultural and accessory structures, fuel tanks, and recreational vehicles.
- Explain the basic purpose and procedures of Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) and describe the role of the local official. Evaluate the floodplain management implications of LOMCs.
- Describe the elements of pre-disaster planning needed to prepare for substantial damage operations, Identify contents of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for post-disaster operations.
- Outline steps to carry out substantial damage responsibilities and describe methods to obtain compliance with substantial damage determinations.
- List possible sources of funding to assist with substantial damage losses.
RecommendedPrerequisites: Participants should have completed E273, Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).