Creating a Flood Ready Community

Date and Time:
Friday, May 12, 2023
9:00 am

St. Jones Coastal Training Center
818 Kitts Hummock Rd.
Dover, Delaware

Learn how the flood risks to Delaware communities can be addressed and mitigated.

Join the University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration, Delaware Sea Grant and the DNREC Coastal Training Program for a course that covers basic risk and hazard concepts, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mapping, the Delaware flood insurance program, tools to prevent hazards in a cost-effective manner, and strategies for reducing exposure.

Examples presented will include:

  • New National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sea level rise mapping information
  • Local government perspectives on successfully mitigating flood risks
  • Recommended strategies for reducing vulnerability and exposure
  • Resilience hubs
  • Resilient Community Partnership Program

This session qualifies for credit toward the Delaware Certificate in Local Government Leadership and the Delaware Certificate in Planning Education. Learn more.

Pre-registration is required by May 11, 2023. The $55 registration fee includes refreshments.

For more information, contact Sean O’Neill (UD).

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