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National Flood Insurance Program/Community Rating System (NFIP/CRS) Advanced Course (L278)

Floods have caused a greater loss of life and property, and have devastated more families and communities in the United States than all other natural disasters combined. Enforcing local flood damage prevention ordinances and utilizing new digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) and associated data does not always protect property from flood damage.  Communities look for other ways to better protect their residents and buildings from flood damage.  Also, because of significant deficits to the National Flood Insurance Fund (NFIF), Congress has passed legislation which will increase insurance rates on certain properties.   Outside of elevation and/or other mitigation techniques, the only way to provide relief to policy holders in your community is by joining the CRS or improving your CRS classification. 

This advanced CRS course will examine all 19 activities of credit and focus more attention on those activities that can bring more credits to communities.  By undertaking additional CRS activities (or elements within activities), communities can advance in class and move toward a lower CRS classification.  This course will also discuss the modification and recertification processes along with the office and field verification procedures.

This 4 day workshop will cover the following:

  • Modification, and Recertification Procedures
  • Mandatory CRS Activities (310, 501-503, 510)
  • 300 Series (Activities 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, 370)
  • 400 Series (Activities 410, 420, 430, 440, 450)
  • 500 Series (Activities 520, 530, 540)
  • 600 Series (Activities 610, 620, 630)
  • Technical Review Activities
  • Verification Procedures
 
Details
Date(s)  Mon. Feb 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Tue. Feb 11, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Wed. Feb 12, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Thu. Feb 13, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Location Pitt Community College - Greenville Center - Pitt County
3107 S. Memorial Drive, Greenville NC 27834 
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Building/Room 120 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Brubaker, John D. 
Course Length 4 Days 
Course Hours 32 
CEUs 6.50 
Prerequisites Preference will be given to Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM) and/or full-time Floodplain Managers 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.
Maximum Participants 35
# Open Seats 35
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

Offered by: North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and FEMA Emergency Management Institute

Primary Instructor: Verisk / ISO

Course Length: 4 days

Course Hours: 32 hours

CECs: 12

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.

Recommended: E0273, Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program

Offering Specific Information

Point of Contact:  Dan Brubaker   (919)825-2300   or   Dan.Brubaker@ncdps.gov

12 CEC's available for CFMs

NCEM is providing meal and lodging reimbursement for this offering within the NCOSBM Guidelines.  The guidelines and reimbursement forms are located as an attachment for this class. - See the attached Travel Reimbursement Forms under Documents

FEMA EMI Admission Application: you may use the link below or find this form under documents of this course listing.

Each participant must complete a FEMA General Admission Application, FEMA Form 119-25-1

(https://training.fema.gov/apply/119-25-1.pdf?v=20140204) and provide it to the instructors during class.  The form must be complete and signed by the participant.

 

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