This course, presented with the University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration, reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances.
This training covers floodplain requirements for municipalities. It presents tools for adapting to flood risk. and it provides sources of funding and technical assistance to help with local planning.
This training qualifies participants for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership, and the Delaware Planning Education Program.
Flood Hazards, Risk and Resilience – presented by Danielle Swallow, DE Sea Grant
Recommended Strategies for Reducing Vulnerability – presented by Eddie Meade, DNREC Div. of Watershed Stewardship
Resilience Hubs – presented by Jordana Cutajar, DNREC Div. of Climate, Coastal and Energy
A Local Community Perspective – presented by Ada Puzzo, Mayor, Town of Bowers Beach
Resilient Community Partnership Program – presented by Kristen Thornton, DNREC Div. of Climate, Coastal and Energy
Module 5: Resources and Examples to Help Your Community be Flood Ready