FEMA IS-162: Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Management in Disaster Operations Course Overview
The Hazard Mitigation (HM) Disaster Operations courses are intended to provide a segue between the general hazard mitigation training provided in the introductory course and the function they will learn in a field assignment. These HM Disaster Operations courses are not intended to enable new employees to successfully complete all the requirements of their disaster assignment. The HM courses provide an orientation to the HM functional organization and activities of the organization, sources of information for the function, important relationships, and any other critical points that are essential to the particular function.
- Describe the major functions and products of HM Floodplain Management in a disaster operation.
- Refer to key authorities, programs, and resources related to HM Floodplain Management.
- Identify and interact with people and organizations key to HM Floodplain Management and opportunities for collaborations.
- Identify some of the “red flags” that indicate a need for special handling or additional collaboration.
HM Floodplain Management staff, HM Floodplain Management Specialist Experts and supervisors, and HM Insurance staff.
E/L0207 or DF 128, Introduction to Hazard Mitigation Field Operations