Application Period for FEMA’s BRIC and FMA Grants Now Open

Today is the first day for applying for two of FEMA’s major hazard mitigation grant programs totaling $660 million. The two grant programs, the Flood Mitigation Assistance grant and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities grant, or BRIC, will provide funds to states, local communitie...

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ASFPM Comments on FEMA State and Local Mitigation Plan Guides

The Mitigation POD Committee has submitted comments to FEMA on behalf of ASFPM in response to the agency’s announcement that it is updating both the State and Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Review Guides this year. Hazard mitigation plans can serve as the backbone of decisions and actions that can ...

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Upcoming Webinars for FMA and BRIC Grant Programs

With more than $660 million up for grabs, FEMA is offering a series of webinars on the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant programs. These webinars are primari...

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FEMA Publishes New Guide on Nature-based Solutions

Nature-based solutions weave natural features and processes into a community’s landscape through planning, design, and engineering practices. These practices can be applied to a community’s built environment (for example, a stormwater park) or its natural areas (for example, land conservation). ...

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