Friday, October 19, 2018

Applications Now Being Accepted For Federal Pre-Disaster Mitigation And Flood Mitigation Assistance From Municipalities, Counties

The PA Emergency Management Agency this week announced applications are now being accepted for a new Federal Emergency Management Agency program to provide FY 2018 Pre-Disaster Natural Hazard Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance to municipalities and counties.
The deadline for applications is December 14.
The Non-Disaster Grant Program is available to fund projects which--
-- Reduce or eliminate claims under the National Flood Insurance Program ($145 million available nationally with $70 priorities for community flood mitigation). Click Here for a FEMA fact sheet; and
-- Reduce overall risk to population and structures from future hazard events and reliance on federal funding for future disasters ($235.2 million nationally). Click Here for a FEMA fact sheet.
To be eligible, a municipality or county must have adopted their county hazard mitigation plan.
The State Hazard Mitigation Application Review Team will meet between December 19 and 31 to rank and prioritized projects in line with the state's Standard Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Grant applications are to be submitted through FEMA's eGrants system.
Click Here for detailed application instructions from the PA Emergency Management Agency.
For more information on hazard mitigation planning and technical assistance, please contact Tom Hughes, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, at 717-651-2726 or by using the Hazard Mitigation email:
For general background on mitigation programs, visit PEMA’s Hazard Mitigation webpage.  Click Here to view the state’s 2018 State Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.
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