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  • PCCA Floodplain Management Course

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    Floodplain Management Course 273
    PA Construction Codes Academy

    This is the field deployed version of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) MI E273 course. This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

    This course is intended for local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, conservation agents and commissioners, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.

  • Flood Proofing Workshop for Homeowners

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    Come learn about the recommended Flood-Proofing Method for your home. All homeowners are invited to attend – learn about flood-proofing techniques.

    During the first hour, the USACE National Nonstructural Flood-Proofing Committee will discuss elevating structures, dry flood-proofing and filling the basement. Homeowners, during the second hour, will have an opportunity to learn about insurance options, federal grant programs, and possible low-interest mitigation loans.

    Federal and State agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics, such as the National Flood Insurance Program, Community Rating System, and flood forecasts and warnings.

  • Flood Proofing Workshop for Community Officials and Homeowners

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    Come learn about the recommended Flood Proofing Methods for your home. All community officials & homeowners are invited to attend – learn about flood proofing techniques!

    The USACE National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee will discuss elevating structures, dry flood proofing and filling the basement. Homeowners, will will have an opportunity to learn about insurance options, federal grant programs, and possible low-interest mitigation loans.

    Federal and State agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics, such as the National Flood Insurance Program, Community Rating System, and flood forecasts and warnings.