Flood Risk can be highest now as we approach Summer

Did you know that more flooding can happen now at the end of Spring than at the beginning? It's true. Why not get Flood safety training for your group if you are at the coast or near a body of water?

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Coastal Flood Risk Reduction
Course Title: Coastal Flood Risk Reduction (PER-305 )
Status: FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.
Description: In 2011, half of the major disaster declarations were due in whole or in part to flooding. Communities are able adopt a variety of corrective and preventive measures to reduce flood damage.

This course incorporates flood plain management practices, and participants will learn about the traditional structural and nonstructural mitigation approaches to reduce risk, strengthen opportunities, and increase resilience. The course will provide an overview of the flooding risks to coastal built and natural environments, in addition to introducing capabilities (approaches and tools) that can support coastal prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Course Modules include:

  • The Coast, People, and Resilience
  • Risk/Opportunities
  • Coastal Process
  • Coastal Built Environments (Risks & Opportunities
  • Capabilities (Approaches and Tools)
  • Strategies and Administration

If you are on the water this Spring and Summer - know the risks, and how to avoid them, too.

Prerequisites: Participants should comprehend basic map-reading, including orientation, interpretation of a legend, location of potential projects on the map, interpretion of distances, and extrapolation of three-dimensional features from a two-dimensional map.
Requirements: None
Provider: UH-NDPTC
Delivery Method: Instructor Led. If you are interested in having this course delivered in your area, please contact your State Administrative Agency (SAA) through the FEMA Emergency Management System. Step-by-step instructions are available at: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov

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