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IS-1106.A: FEMA Mapping Changes

Course Date

12/28/2016

Course Overview

This interactive course provides a practical look at how changes to FEMA flood maps affect property owners, insurance agents, lending institutions and others. FEMA Mapping Changes explores the impact of map changes through a series of self-guided interactive exercises designed to assist learners with how to navigate through mapping changes as they occur.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize three ways in which FEMA flood maps have evolved and understand an overview of the four-step mapping process
  • Be able to identify at least three resources for locating flood maps and affiliated materials
  • Cite the benefits of updated flood maps and recount the basic impacts of new flood maps
  • Point out key implementation issues that revised flood maps produce for both insurance agents and the lending community
  • Specify at least three procedures that can be used to challenge flood maps or flood zone determinations

Primary Audience

Insurance Agents, Property Owners, Floodplain Managers, Planners and other local officials who are assisting property owners with flood map changes or determinations.

Prerequisites

Recommended Prerequisites

IS-1101 Basic Agent Tutorial

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1 hour
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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