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News, Events and Training

Current news and upcoming floodplain-related events and training opportunities


  • April 1, 2015 Flood Insurance Changes

    Flood insurance rates and other charges will be revised for new or existing policies beginning on April 1, 2015. In addition to insurance rates, other changes resulting from the recent flood insurance reform acts will be implemented that will affect the total amount a policyholder pays for a flood insurance policy. Visit our Flood Insurance webpage for additional information.

NFIP Training Webinars

Numerous free, online National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) - related trainings available through FEMA's contractor, STARR. Many of the courses are eligible for CEC credits for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM).

Use this registration form to register or to check on upcoming courses (click the "Upcoming" tab). New Hampshire is in FEMA Region 1.

Upcoming courses include:

CRS Webinar Series

  • Introduction to CRS - May 19, 2015 - 1:00-2:00 PM
  • CRS and Higher Regulatory Standards (Activity 330) - May 20, 2015 - 1:00-2:00 PM
  • Preparing for a Verification Visit - June 16, 2015 - 1:00-2:15 PM
  • CRS and Natural Floodplain Functions - June 17, 2015 - 1:00-2:00 PM

Other NFIP Training Opportunities

  • Flood Smart: Understanding Floodplain Management and Flood Insurance in Your Community
    May 11, 2015, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Horseshoe Pond Community Room, 26 Commercial Street, Concord, NH 03301. Jen Gilbert, Senior Planner at the Office of Energy and Planning and the state’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Coordinator, will give a brief presentation on the NFIP and talk about the role of floodplain management at the state and local level. The majority of time at this workshop will be devoted to an informal question and answer with communities. Bring your concerns and your questions and any other thoughts you may have on floodplain issues. We may even have a quiz available to test your knowledge on the NFIP!

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NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615