Creating a Flood Ready Community

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 9, 2024
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.

This course 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
  • Recommended strategies for reducing vulnerability and exposure
  • Community flood risks, hazards, and related climate trends
  • Tools and resources for community adaptation, resilience, and sustainability planning

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

Pre-registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

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

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