The following training courses, modules, links, and calendar are intended to provide additional resources regarding floodplain management practices and techniques. If you have any information or material that you feel should be included on this page, please contact John Gerber at (919) 715-5711, extension 106.

Title Page
Table of Contents
Unit 1:   Floods and Floodplain Management - What Do They Mean to Your Community
Unit 2:   The National Flood Insurance Program and Community Responsibilities for Participation
Unit 3:   Your Roles and Responsibilities in Carrying Out Floodplain Management in Your Community
Unit 4:   Information and Data Provided Through the National Flood Insurance Program
Unit 5:   Understanding and Using NFIP Data
Unit 6:   Managing Floodplain Development: Procedures, Standards, and Requirements
Unit 7:   Managing Floodplain Development: Additional Planning Considerations
Unit 8:   Administering Your Floodplain Management Ordinance
Unit 9:   Administrative Issues Relating to NFIP Requirements
Unit 10: Enforcement of the Ordinance
Unit 11: Relationship Between Floodplain Management and Flood Insurance
Unit 12: Obtaining Needed Assistance and Support
Final Exercise
Appendix A: References
Appendix B: Glossary of Acronyms and Terms
Appendix C: Sources of Assistance
Appendix D: Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance - North Carolina Models
Appendix E: Excerpts from Local Administrator's Handbook for Floodplain Management
Appendix F: Floodplain Management Using Approximate Studies
Appendix G: Additional Guidance from FEMA
Appendix H: Sample NFIP Biennial Report
Appendix I: Forms for Reproduction

Training Links and Modules:

  • Elevation Certificate Training Module Available Online for Surveyors
  • Surveyor's Guide to the Elevation Certificate

Contact Information for each FEMA regional office is accessible at the following location: