Floodplain Management Training

Below is the current listing of free online and in person trainings that the TWDB Community Assistance group will be offering. The target audience for these courses are local officials and anyone involved with floodplain management. Please contact flood@twdb.texas.gov for any questions about training opportunities.

Available Courses:

Floodplain Management 101 - January 11-12, 2023

This webinar will provide attendees with an introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), major floodplain management concepts, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance. Due to the length of the course, it will be separated into 2 four-hour sessions.

Participants will receive 7 CECs from TFMA if they attend both sessions of the webinar.

Date:
Wednesday, January 11 - Thursday, January 12, 2023
Time:
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
Floodplain Management 101
Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) Section 1206 – March 30, 2023

This webinar will provide attendees with an overview of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) Section 1206. Section 1206 of the DRRA authorizes FEMA to provide communities with the resources to administer and enforce building code and floodplain management ordinances following a major disaster declaration through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Date:
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
DRRA 1206
Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement Basics – April 5, 2023

Hurricane season starts June 1, and severe thunderstorms are quite active throughout April and May in Texas. It’s extremely important to be prepared for potential flooding events at this time. This webinar discusses substantial damage and substantial improvement (SD/SI) as part of the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Participants will learn about when and how to make SD/SI assessments, available tools and resources for determinations, and opportunities for financial assistance after a disaster.

Participants will receive 1 CEC through TFMA after attending this webinar.

Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
Location:
Online (Webinar)
Cost:
Free
Registration Link:
SD/SI Basics

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