Floodplain Management and the NFIP (RV-6629)

Start Date
09/15/2016
End Date
09/14/2018
Description
This 2-hour interactive online course provides an overview of flooding, floodplain management, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Floodplain management is a process followed to develop the best mix of strategies and tools to reduce flood losses and protect natural resources and their functions. The first unit of this course describes the more common types of floods and floodplains as well as the evolution of strategies and tools for floodplain management. The second unit of this course provides an introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program, including its purpose and how it works. It describes the roles of the state and local partners, how communities participate, and their responsibilities to remain eligible to participate in the program.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
•Describe the more common types of floods and floodplains.
•Illustrate the evolution of strategies and tools for floodplain management.
•Explain the purpose and functioning of the National Flood Insurance Program.
•List the roles of the state and local partners, how communities participate, and their responsibilities to remain eligible to participate in the program.
•State the roles and responsibility of the local administrator of floodplain management.
Instructors
Bill Tingle
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-6629
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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