NEW MODEL FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS
As discussed at the 5th Annual CAFM Annual Conference, DEEP has released updated Model Floodplain Management Regulations and guidance for incorporating the IRC into municipal ordinances and regulations, as discussed by the State NFIP Coordinator:
CAFM Floodplain Management Trainings:
None scheduled at this time.
Other Floodplain Management Trainings:
Additional scheduled trainings by other agencies are listed below. Please follow the links and contact these entities directly to attend. For CRS, PDM, and STARR webinars, click the link and then the “Upcoming” tab to navigate the list on the WebEx page.
STARR Webinar: Elevation Certificates – January 31
Coastal GeoTools Conference – February 11 to 14, 2019 in Myrtle Beach, SC
CRS Webinar Series: The Role of the CRS Coordinator – February 19
STARR Webinar: NFIP Basics – February 21
STARR Webinar: Elevation Certificates – March 28
ARWA Summer Conference: Improving Water Infrastructure through Resilient Adaptation – June 16-19, Sparks, NV
New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management: 15th Annual Conference – October 15-17, Atlantic City, NJ
Additional courses available through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute in Emmittsburg, MD.
Floodplain Management Tools:
The newly revised Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-033) is now available!
The Union of Concerned Scientists has developed the attached climate resilience framework and set of 15 adaptation principles for use by decision makers, practitioners, and citizens engaged in adaptation work. The climate resilience framework describes how climate adaptation and mitigation are intrinsically linked and how, together, they create resilience. The adaptation principles are grounded in science and committed to equity. Together, the framework and principles are meant to be durable and flexible enough to be used in a wide variety of contexts. UCS will update these periodically, as practitioners of adaptation learn and share new lessons.
Use this tool to help estimate the cost of flooding to your home!https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/flooding_flood_risks/the_cost_of_flooding.jsp
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