Information on reducing risk through the delivery of mitigation programs. This section provides data and information about the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program, Flood Mitigation Assistance, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and Post Fire grants, Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Public Assistance Mitigation.
Reducing barriers, providing focused assistance to underserved communities and simplifying the mitigation assistance process to ensure our partners have straightforward and equitable access to mitigation grant programs. For instance, Ocean Bay Housing Development was redeveloped following Hurricane Sandy using $560 million in FEMA funding for multiple residential improvements.
Building a prepared and resilient nation by ensuring stakeholders have information about programs, tools, training and resources. This includes a robust online library of educational materials.
Fostering connections by working closely with federal partners, states, local communities, tribes and territories to help them consider mitigation and risk reduction in all investment decisions.
A downloadable graphic is available that breaks down Fiscal Year 2021 mitigation funding resulting in mitigation actions that will reduce nationwide vulnerability to disasters and natural hazards.
FEMA Advisory Act Quickly to Prepare for Hurricane Ida Hurricane Ida is forecast to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast as a dangerous major hurricane on Sunday. Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin late Saturday night or early Saturday morning. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting an increasing risk of life-threating storm surge along the Gulf Coast. Additionally, there is an increasing risk of dangerous hurricane force winds and extreme rainfall. A few tornadoes will be possible Sunday through early Monday across southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden approved Louisiana’s request for an emergency declaration. This declaration authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts by identifying, mobilizing, and providing equipment and resources necessary to alleviate hardship and suffering of the local population. Additionally, it authorizes FEMA to provide appropriate assistance for required emergenc
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