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In coordination with FEMA Region 3, the State of Pennsylvania is hosting an in-person Advanced Floodplain Management Course. The training series is designed for State and Local Officials with 2 or more years of Floodplain Management experience. However, State and Local Officials with less than 2 years of experience are encouraged to still register.
Topics that will be covered for this course:
- Provide a comprehensive review of the major roles of a Floodplain Manager while further detailing recordkeeping that will assist with enhance floodplain coordination, problem solving, handling violations, and maintaining regulatory responsibilities.
- Provide information on how to address flood hazards associated with manufactured homes by applying current rules and standards for manufactured homes and identifying ways to reduce damages to Recreational Vehicles, park models, and modular homes.
- Discuss Substantial Improvement and Substantial Damage and how its regulations are covered under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and how to administer SI/SD in participating communities.
- Identify information to include in post-disaster operational plans and Standard Operating Procedures and outline steps that should take place post-disaster to ensure compliance for Substantial Damage.
- Provide examples of the most common types of noncompliance issues with floodplain management regulations and suggest ways that communities can avoid noncompliance overall, as well as effectively resolve problems when they arise.
- Provide information regarding Letters of Map Change (LOMC), its basic purpose and procedures, describe the role of the local official in the LOMC process, and provide best practices relating to LOMCs.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instruction time
- Day 1:
- Manufactured Homes and Flood Hazards
- Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage
- Day 2:
- Common Noncompliance Issues
- Day 3:
- Letters of Map Change
- Day 4:
- Preparations for Post Disaster
12 CECs for CFMs
24 Uniform Construction Code/ICC credit hours
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