Webinar Archives

10-31-19: CERC Webinar: “Planning for Hazards: A Conversation about Mitigating Lifelines”

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Subject:  October 31 CERC Webinar: “Planning for Hazards: A Conversation about Mitigating Lifelines”

Please log on Thursday, October 31, at 1 p.m. ET, for a live,1-hour CERC webinar, “Planning for Hazards: A Conversation about Mitigating Lifelines.” As National Community Planning Month wraps up, we’ll discuss community lifelines and their link to hazard mitigation planning, and hear from infrastructure owners about the challenges and successes of planning and implementing these mitigation projects. (See the attached flier for more details.)

On October 31, please CLICK (or COPY AND PASTE) the link below to join the webinar:


For audio, call 1-650-479-3208; access code: 661 065 484#; Password: event1

– As you sign in, the system will assign you an ATTENDEE ID. Please enter the ATTENDEE ID at the prompt when you dial in for audio.

– See Tips for Accessing the WebEx(4) and the 2019 CERC webinar schedule.

* Please plan to sign in 10 minutes early. If you experience a problem, please send a description of the issue along with a screenshot, if possible, to CERCTraining@ogilvy.com. We will try our best to troubleshoot before the webinar begins.


Watershed University: Headwaters to Floodplains (H2F): Flood Safety Partnership Talk (10-22-19 at 12 p.m. PDT)

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You are invited to the following event:

Headwaters to Floodplains (H2F): Flood Safety Partnership Talk

Event to be held at the following time and date:

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (PDT)


Share this event:

Join us for a presentation on a newly formed collaborative effort called Headwaters to Floodplains (H2F): Flood Safety Partnership.

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We hope you can make it!


The Watershed University Planning Team

New Bulletin Posted to The NFIP Web Site

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New Bulletin Posted to The NFIP Web Site.

From: NFIP WYO Mailbox <NFIPWYOMailbox@fema.dhs.gov>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:33 AM
Subject: NFIP Clearinghouse Bulletin(s): w-19013 -Tropical Storm Imelda Flood Response Office – FICO

Numbers 379 (TX) and 381 (LA)

W-19013Tropical Storm Imelda Flood Response Office –
FICO Numbers 379 (TX) and 381 (LA)

This email is to notify you that a new bulletin(s) has been posted to the NFIP Web site.

Thank you,

8400 Corporate Dr., Suite 350
Landover, MD 20785

APA Webinar 10/29/19 @ 1:00-2:00 p.m. CST

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APA WEBINAR: Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Drought and Cascading Impacts

October 29, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST

The American Planning Association will host a free webinar on October 29, at 1 p.m. CST on how planners can use planning tools and strategies to incorporate drought-resilient measures into land use standards and the built environment. The webinar is part of a series on drought and cascading hazards developed in partnership with the National Drought Mitigation Center and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. CM | 1.0

This webinar features a discussion by Shannon Burke, APA’s Hazards Planning Manager and Board Member of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association, and Anne Miller, AICP, Director of the Colorado Resiliency Office (CRO) in the Department of Local Affairs. Participants will learn about:

  • Drought and the interrelatedness of hazards
  • How planners can address drought
  • State and local efforts to integrate resilience and hazard mitigation principles into plans, codes, and standards related to land use and the built environment

Register here: https://lnkd.in/eJtZ9aH

For access to past webinars, go here: https://lnkd.in/eTfiYGh

Shannon Burke
American Planning Association
Hazards Planning Manager
312.786.6364 | sburke@planning.org

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LETTER OF INTEREST DUE:  November 8, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. EDT

Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities – 2019 Request for Letters of Interest

Key Information:
· Eligibility: The applicant can include multiple jurisdictions that are working together, as well regional organizations that operate at a multi-state, multi-county, or multi-city/town scale. The letter of interest can come from state, tribal, regional, and local governments, as well as nonprofit organizations that have a demonstrated partnership with a governmental entity.
· Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on November 8, 2019.
· How to apply: Submit a two-page letter of interest.
· Timeframe: EPA expects to select three (3) recipients by the end of November and intends to provide all technical assistance by Fall 2020.

FOR DETAILS, SEE:  Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities – 2019 Request for Letters of Interest