May 8, 2014, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Water for Energy and Energy for Water
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Water Security Network, and others
Cost and Registration: Free, register online in advance of the event
This webinar will present findings from a recent U.S. Department of Energy report on the connection between water, energy and sustainability. Topics to be discussed will include issues and risks faced by water and electric utilities and water-energy challenges on the horizon.
August 11-14, 2014
National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System
Emergency Management Institute
Cost and Registration: Free, closes July 14
This course will discuss the Community Rating System initiative, with an emphasis changes found in the updated CRS manual. Topics include CRS classifications, earning CRS point by reducing flood damage and creating comprehensive floodplain management, and using CRS in support of the National Flood Insurance Program. Continuing education credits are available for this course.
Disaster Risk Management
National Institute of Disaster Management
Cost and Registration: $25, open until filled
This ongoing training series will help user advance their skills in disaster risk management and mitigation. Created in collaboration with the UN Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, it offers four- and six-week courses on varied topics such as risk analysis, financial impacts of disaster, climate change and disaster risk, earthquake risk reduction, and many more.