The Horinko Group Water Division 2011 Webinar Series:
"The State of Flood Risk Reduction in the United States"
For more information visit: http://thehorinkogroup.org/?q=content/state-flood-risk-reduction-united-states
Sam Riley Medlock (Moderator)
Policy Counsel, Association of State Floodplain Managers
Deputy Administrator Federal Insurance and Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Deputy Director for Homeland Security at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers
President, National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
Senior Vice President for Conservation , American Rivers
Join us for this webinar to learn about the:
State of the Nation’s vulnerability to flood disasters, as well as an overview of local, state, and Federal roles in floodplain management;
Key Federal policy initiatives underway to reduce that vulnerability;
Overall benefits of sound floodplain management; and,
Perspectives of leading practitioners, program managers, and floodplain management advocates on current efforts to address challenges to more effectively protect natural resource functions of floodplains while reducing the hazards to people and communities.