Interagency Coordination and Hurricane Disaster Response: Reauthorization and Updates to the National Flood Insurance Program

How have interagency coordination and policy evolved with respect to disaster response, flood insurance and flood risk management? Have major storms spanning from Hurricanes Katrina to Maria prompted changes in these approaches? What are some of the current challenges resulting from hurricane impacts in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida?


Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:30 - 7:45 pm
5:30-6:15 pm - Light Refreshments
6:15-7:45 pm - Presentations and Panel Discussion
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 777 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC
Training Center, 1st Floor



Gordon Strassberg
National Weather Service (NWS) Liaison to FEMA's National Incident Management Assistance Team East-2 (N-IMAT E-2)
Hurricane Maria: Response Challenges

David Conrad
Consultant to the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
Fixing the National Flood Insurance Program - Rethinking Floodplain Management after Hurrican Harvey and 2017 Storms



Professional Development Hour (PDH) certificates are available for attendance.

A video of this event is available from Nexus Media Live.


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