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Disaster Risk Reduction Ambassador Curriculum

AT A GLANCE

I. Disaster Risk Reduction for a Safe and Prosperous Future
1Introduction to the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association and Disaster Risk Reduction
Ambassador Curriculum
2Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction as a Foundation of Whole Community Resilience
3Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction
4Whole Community Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation
5Approaching the Challenge of Disaster Risk Reduction
II. Forming a Community’s Vision for Disaster Risk Reduction
6Starting with Assets and Community Vision
7Achieving Community Buy-in: Win-Win Approaches
8Leveraging Resources to Improve Disaster Risk Reduction
III. Realizable, Practical, and Affordable Approaches for Moving from a Vision for Disaster Risk Reduction to a Strategy
9Best Practices and Options for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Hazard Mitigation Planning Process
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Beyond Codes and Low-Impact Development
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The Floodplain Management Process Model
IV. Resources and Tools for Implementing a Community’s Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy
13Climate and Weather Tools and Trends
14Risk Assessment Basics
15Legal and Policy Opportunities
16Linking Catastrophe Insurance to Disaster Risk Reduction
V. Resources for Hazard-Specific Disaster Risk Reduction
17Living with Water: Inland and Coastal Flooding
18Design for Flood Resilience: Flood Basics and Floodplain Management
19Design for Flood Resilience: Flood Resistant Design and Case Studies
20Floodplains, Floodways and Wetlands: Understanding the Limitations of FEMA Flood Maps
21Wildfire Mitigation
22The Wildfire-Flood Connection
23Severe Thunderstorm / Tornado Safe Rooms
24From Policy to Engineering: Earthquake Risks