As of March 31, 2014, all 50 states, the District of Columbia and four territories (Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)* have FEMA-approved State Mitigation Plans. A total of 22,377 communities have FEMA-approved local multi-hazard mitigation plans and an additional 120 Indian Tribal governments have FEMA-approved or approval pending adoption Tribal Mitigation Plans. Communities and tribes with planned mitigation strategies include 75.44% of the nation's population.
The national status map below is organized by jurisdiction and shows areas that have approved plans (green), plans approvable pending adoption (APA) (light green), plans that will expire within 30 days (yellow) and expired plans (red).
* In 2008, Marshall Islands (RMI) and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) were incorporated under a compact agreement between FEMA and USAID and the State Mitigation Plan requirement is optional for these territories.
As of March 31, 2014, nine states have FEMA-approved Enhanced State Mitigation Plans. States with Enhanced Mitigation Plans have demonstrated a comprehensive mitigation program and are eligible for an increased amount of mitigation funding following a disaster declaration. States with Enhanced Mitigation Plans as of March 31, 2014, are:
- North Carolina