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IS-273 How to Read a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) Test Answers

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IS-273 How to Read a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) Test Answers

 

Description:

IS-273: How to Read a Flood Insurance Rate Map is a comprehensive course designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively use Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). This course is not yet available, with a scheduled release date of 3/10/2020.

Course Overview:

The main objective of this course is to equip participants with the ability to use FIRMs to determine potential flood risks for a specific property and determine if it should be protected against flood loss. Participants will learn about different types of flood maps, understand the elements and symbols shown on FIRMs, and learn how to use them to obtain information for a specific property location.

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize various flood map formats
  • Identify the elements and symbols shown on FIRMs
  • Read and use FIRMs to identify flood hazards

Primary Audience:

The primary audience for this course is local Floodplain Administrators. However, the course will also be made available to the whole community. It is important to note that some audience members may not have the same level of prerequisite knowledge as the Floodplain Administrators. Therefore, resources and references will be included with the course to bridge any gaps between assumed and actual knowledge.

Prerequisites: None

CEUs: 0.3

Reference: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-273