Before, During & After a Disaster
Hurricane Sandy, Apply for Assistance, Disaster Declarations
Tools, Teams, Individual & Public Assistance
Grants, How to Help, Private Sector, Think Tank, Tribal
News Releases, Social Media, Mobile, Data Feeds
Offices, Careers, Employee Info, Policies, FAQs
Following a disaster, FEMA’s mitigation programs play a critical role developing and integrating disaster operations policies, procedures, and training under the National Response Plan. The Regional and Disaster Support Branch within the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration acts as the coordination point for mitigation disaster operations and activities.
Preparing for hurricane season means more than just making a disaster kit and reviewing your family‘s disaster plan, although those are critical first steps. There’s much more you can do to protect your home and your family before a hurricane hits. FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration recommends you take the following additional steps to prepare for the hurricane season.