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On December 5, over 75 local leaders convened at Quincy College to discuss Opportunity Nations Shared Plan to build the necessary education and job training pipelines that convert the potential of young adults today to the job market of today and tomorrow and how it can be used as a tool in our community to increase effectiveness of programs and services already in place.


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"Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams," IS-317, is an independent study course. It has six modules with topics that include an Introduction to CERT, Fire Safety, Hazardous Material and Terrorist Incidents, Disaster Medical Operations and Search and Rescue. |

Tulane professor's op/ed on flood maps draws critique from public officials

A New York Times opinion piece by Tulane historian Andy Horowitz said new FEMA flood insurance maps give New Orleans residents a false sense of security.


Creative Oceanfront Home Designed to Accommodate Flood Plane Restrictions

Located in Sagaponack, NY, Daniel's Lane was designed to accommodate FEMA's flood elevation building codes that require any oceanfront home's first floor elevation to be approximately 17ft above sea level...


An Example of Flood Zones on a FEMA Flood Map. Zone AE in Gray is a 100-year Flood Zone.

For Average Joes, Fighting FEMA Flood Maps Isn't Easy or Cheap


Outdated FEMA Flood Maps Don't Account For Climate Change