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Monday
20
Mar
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP

 
Training

3/20/2017 - 3/23/2017 
E278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD
 
This is a 4 day resident course

LOCATION
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD  21727
Admissions: 301-447-1035

DETAILS
This course covers the Community Rating System (CRS), a nationwide initiative of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It describes activities eligible for credit under the 2013 CRS Coordinator’s Manual, how a community applies, and how a community modifies an application to improve its classification.

Course Objectives:
• Describe activities eligible for CRS credit.
• Understand how a community joins the CRS program.
• Identify how to modify an application to improve classification.

Selection Criteria: This course is intended for a wide range of participants including FEMA regional office staff, NFIP state coordinators, regional planning officials, local and tribal government officials, those who perform floodplain services for local governments, and others interested in learning about the CRS in order to provide technical assistance to communities seeking to apply for CRS credit. Attendance will be limited to two participants from any one community in any fiscal year.

Required Prerequisites: Must be a Certified Floodplain Manager, or have completed E0273, Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program, or be a full-time floodplain manager with more than 2 years of full-time floodplain management experience, as demonstrated through work in a floodplain management, codes enforcement, or building code field and through work specifically related to floodplain management. Participants must have an understanding of the NFIP and floodplain management principles. The course material will be difficult to follow without a participant being well-versed in basic concepts of floodplain management.

Curricula: Public Administration or Emergency Management

CONTINUING EDUCATION
CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
CEUs: 3

APPLICATION PROCESS
http://www.training.fema.gov/Apply/

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