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FEMA Region 6 "Virtual Brown Bag"

FEMA Region 6 - Mitigation

FEMA Region 6 "Virtual Brown Bag"
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Webinar Attendee 1 day before event starts Free  
General Admission 1 hour before event starts Free  

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FEMA Region 6 has developed a suite of monthly trainings to help communities become more flood-resilient by using flood risk data for future development, emergency planning, and risk communications. Our "Virtual Brown Bag" sessions include:

  • Using Base Level Engineering (BLE) at the Local Level - Trainings available for Local Officials, Local Planners, Engineering Practitioners, Floodplain Administrators and Insurance Stakeholders
  • Live tutorials on pairing local data with FEMA data to develop flood risk assessments;
  • Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for Local Officials
  • Base Leve Engineering (BLE) and the Community Rating System (CRS)
  • Using the Estimated Base Flood Elevation (BFE) Viewer

Join us each month for these free interactive, live demonstrations! CECs are available for CFMs and PEs; instructions on how to receive a certificate of participation provided at each webinar.

We look forward to your attendance and welcome feedback on the trainings as well as future topics of interest for your community.


Register above to receive the Adobe Connect link and conference line information for the webinar prior to the monthly session. 

Return to the page to register for more than one Virtual Brown Bag session. Additional sessions will be added to this site. Visit regularly!


Select the Virtual Brown Bags of interest to you using the drop down dates:


April 28, 2020 - *UPDATED* Base Level Engineering (BLE) for Engineering Practitioners


June 30, 2020 - Base Level Engineering (BLE) and the Community Rating System (CRS)


July 28, 2020 - *NEW* Base Level Engineering (BLE) - The Desk Reference Release


August 25, 2020 - *NEW* Base Level Engineering (BLE) Outreach Lessons from Louisiana


September 29, 2020 - Community Role in Map Maintenance


October 27, 2020 - *NEW* Base Level Engineering (BLE) Best Practices in New Mexico


November 17, 2020 - *NEW* Basel Level Engineering (BLE) Best Practices in Oklahoma


Watch for more learning sessions and register to attend!


Have questions about FEMA Region 6 "Virtual Brown Bag"? Contact FEMA Region 6 - Mitigation

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FEMA Region 6 - Mitigation

The mission of FEMA is to support communities in becoming more disaster resilient by knowing their risk, planning for that risk, and mitigating and communicating about these risks.

FEMA Region 6 oversees the federal emergency management for Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 68 federally recognized Tribal Nations. 


Everyone can take action to reduce their risk.


FEMA encourages local officials, citizens and stakeholders to understand their risk and make informed choices for their community, families and property.

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