Webinars on the Community Rating System
The CRS Webinar Series provides training opportunities to communities that are not yet participating in the Community Rating System or local government staff that are new to the CRS, and to local government staff with experience in the CRS. The Series includes basic introductory sessions and more advanced topics, most averaging about an hour in length.
|July 17||Preparing an Annual Recertification|
|July 18||Repetitive Loss Properties and the CRS|
|August 21||Introduction to CRS|
|August 22||Flood Insurance Promotion (Activity 370)|
|September 18||Preparing an Annual Recertification|
|September 19||Activity 410 (Floodplain Mapping)|
|October 16||Preparing for a Verification Visit|
|October 17||Developing a CRS Program for Public Information (PPI)||December 18||Preparing an Annual Recertification|
|December 19||Flood Insurance Promotion (Activity 370)|
Click here and type “CRS” in the search field to view webinars that are now open for registration.
If you have questions about the CRS Webinar Series, please contact Becca.Croft@atkinsglobal.com.
Emergency Management Institute Courses
Community Rating System (CRS) training opportunities are offered throughout the year at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and at field-deployed locations. New CRS coordinators are encouraged to attend the 4-day CRS class (E278). The course is free, and travel expenses are covered for those accepted to the EMI. Click here for course information and schedules.
Pocket Guide to the Community Rating System
Community Rating System (CRS) Overview
CRS Activity 610 – Flood Warning & Response
CRS Users Groups
CRS communities across the country have formed CRS Users Groups to share information about CRS activities and credits. The groups also offer training opportunities. Click below for contact information for each group.List of All CRS Users Groups