DRR AMBASSADOR CURRICULUM AT-A-GLANCE

 

I.  Disaster Risk Reduction for a Safe and Prosperous Future

 

1

Introduction to the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association and Disaster Risk Reduction

Ambassador Curriculum

2

Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction as a Foundation of Whole Community Resilience

3

Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction

4

Whole Community Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation

5

Approaching the Challenge of Disaster Risk Reduction

II. Forming a Community’s Vision for Disaster Risk Reduction

6

Starting with Assets and Community Vision

7

Achieving Community Buy-in: Win-Win Approaches

8

Leveraging Resources to Improve Disaster Risk Reduction

III. Realizable, Practical, and Affordable Approaches for Moving from a Vision for Disaster Risk

Reduction to a Strategy

9

Best Practices and Options for Disaster Risk Reduction

10

Hazard Mitigation Planning Process

11

Beyond Codes and Low-Impact Development

12

The Floodplain Management Process Model

IV.  Resources and Tools for Implementing a Community’s Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy

13

Climate and Weather Tools and Trends

14

Risk Assessment Basics

15

Legal and Policy Opportunities

16

Linking Catastrophe Insurance to Disaster Risk Reduction

V.  Resources for Hazard-Specific Disaster Risk Reduction

17

Living with Water: Inland and Coastal Flooding

18

Design for Flood Resilience: Flood Basics and Floodplain Management

19

Design for Flood Resilience: Flood Resistant Design and Case Studies

20

Floodplains, Floodways and Wetlands: Understanding the Limitations of FEMA Flood Maps

21

Wildfire Mitigation

22

The Wildfire-Flood Connection

23

Severe Thunderstorm / Tornado Safe Rooms

24

From Policy to Engineering: Earthquake Risks