ASFPM Comments on FEMA State and Local Mitigation Plan Guides

Aug 17, 2020 | Legislative, What's New

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 reduce flood damage. In its comments, ASFPM offered seven recommendations for updating mitigation plan guides to help improve mitigation plans. Read the comments submitted to FEMA.

Plan Review Guides are the FEMA’s official interpretation of Title 44 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 201.4-7, which outlines requirements for State and Local hazard mitigation plans. Both policies are available for download from FEMA’s website:

Additional information on hazard mitigation planning is available on FEMA’s website.