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Flood Plain Maps and Long-term Flood Plain Management: One City's Experience

Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Red River of the North has exceeded the eighteen foot flood stage in twenty of the last twenty one years. Since 2000 the Red River has reached the thirty foot major flood stage eight times. Consequently the City leaders and residents of the City of Fargo have become ...

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Floods

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Pat Skinner, Ken Hellevang

Having property mapped into the FEMA “flood zone” has consequences that go far beyond the risk of experiencing a flood. Most “rules” of the flood damage prevention ordinance – which must be adopted by a community in order for flood insurance to be available – apply equally...

Building Rural Resiliency: Who Should Help? What Should They Do?

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Dronberger, Beverly Maltsberger

Despite the importance of rural and agricultural resiliency, few local emergency planning committees include agricultural expertise and organizations. Rural and agricultural resources and capabilities should be cataloged to assist in planning, mitigating, responding to, and...

What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water to Your Ankles

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Cotton

“What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water Up to your Ankles” is a webinar that explains what essentials are needed for pet owners, livestock owners, and horse owners when confronted with imminent disaster. Based on 30 years of...

5 Things You Should Know About Disaster Resources at

Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Virginia White, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

We all face some form of natural disaster, whether it be a flood, tornado, earthquake, oil spill, hurricane. This professional development webinar is designed to increase your awareness about what eXtension has to offer on disaster resources. This webinar is hosted by the...

Landscaping to Reduce Insurance Claims

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beau Brodbeck

Learn how to establish and maintain a landscape that is disaster resilient and that will help reduce your insurance claims when there is a disaster. Presenter Beau Brodbeck will talk about wind resilient trees and design considerations for wind resilience. He'll also help you...

Safe Drinking Water Before, During, and After a Disaster

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Smolen, Barbara Brown, Gina Peek

We don't think too much about access to safe drinking water in this country because we have many sources for the water. When a disaster strikes, those sources may be unavailable. Planning to include drinking water for emergencies or disasters will reduce your chances of...