Developing in Flood-Prone Areas: Guidance and Best Practices

APA International Division


Tuesday, November 8, 2016
midnight - midnight EST

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The American Planning Association and the Association of State Floodplain Managers have partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to update a report on strategies that ensure that subdivisions in or near floodplains are designed to minimize flood hazards. This session will focus on developments and trends from the past two decades that have influenced these newly developed guidelines.


Jim Schwab

Panelists: Jim Schwab, FAICP - Manager, APA's Hazards Planning Research Center Chad Berginnis - Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers Anuradha Mukherji - Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, East Carolina University Moderator: Debra Ballen - Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Read More

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Jim Schwab,