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FEMA HMA Programs Provide Funds for Projects

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Posted: Wednesday, March 02, 2016 3:47 PM

 

Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) HMA programs provide funds for projects that reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards. These programs enable mitigation measures to be implemented before, during, and after disaster recovery.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
State, Territorial, Tribal, and local governments Certain private nonprofit organizations Individuals and businesses may not apply directly to the State or FEMA, but eligible local governments may apply on behalf of a private entity
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides funding for long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disaster declarations. Funding is available to implement projects in accordance with State, Tribal, and local priorities.
Pre-Disaster Mitigation
The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program provides funds on an annual basis for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects. FEMA provides funding for measures to reduce or eliminate overall risk from natural hazards.
Flood Mitigation Assistance
The Flood Mitigation Assistance(FMA) program provides funds on an annual basis so that measures can be taken to reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance
Program (NFIP). The FMA Program for FY 2013 and beyond includes provisions to mitigate Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) and Repetitive Loss (RL) properties.
Cost Sharing
HMA grants are cost-shared. The total cost to implement approved mitigation activities is generally funded by a combination of Federal and non-Federal sources.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) HMA programs provide funds for projects that reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards. These programs enable mitigation measures to be implemented before, during, and after disaster recovery.

 

Who is Eligible to Apply?

 

State, Territorial, Tribal, and local governments; certain private nonprofit organizations; individuals and businesses may not apply directly to the State or FEMA; however eligible local governments may apply on behalf of a private entity

 

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides funding for long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disaster declarations. Funding is available to implement projects in accordance with State, Tribal, and local priorities.

 

Pre-Disaster Mitigation

The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program provides funds on an annual basis for hazard mitigation planning and the implementation of mitigation projects. FEMA provides funding for measures to reduce or eliminate overall risk from natural hazards.

 

Flood Mitigation Assistance

The Flood Mitigation Assistance(FMA) program provides funds on an annual basis so that measures can be taken to reduce or eliminate the risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance

Program (NFIP). The FMA Program for FY 2013 and beyond includes provisions to mitigate Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) and Repetitive Loss (RL) properties.

 

Cost Sharing

HMA grants are cost-shared. The total cost to implement approved mitigation activities is generally funded by a combination of federal and non-federal sources.

 

 

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