ASFPM’s mission is to promote education, policies and
activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and
human suffering caused by flooding.
ASFPM’s Flood Mitigation Committee has responded to a request for comments on FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance and Planning Regulations.
Last Thursday, the nation and ASFPM lost a dear friend and mentor, Jon A. Kusler. Jon was instrumental in the formation of the association, our conferences and committees, and much more. He was also a wonderful person; kind, humble, concerned and worldly, and as his son Gilbert says — a man of adventure, kindness, passion, and intellect.
Modeled after the NTSB, the National Disaster Safety Board would serve as an independent board to investigate major national disasters and make policy recommendations to all levels of government on how to improve the resiliency of communities across the country.