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Each year, FEMA’s publishes Notices of Funding Opportunity for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. These competitive grant programs assist state, local, tribal and territorial governments to build a culture of preparedness by strengthening our nation’s ability to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damage.

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today. The legislation takes decisive action, allowing $1.2 trillion to tackle the climate crisis and strengthen the nation’s resilience, including underserved communities that are most vulnerable.

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FEMA Associate Administrator of Resilience Victoria Salinas shares how the agency is working to make the nation more resilient in a changing world.

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Assistant Administrator for Mitigation, Katherine Fox, shares her views on floodplain management standards and how FEMA is working to improve them.

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FEMA recently announced the opening of its FY21 pre-disaster hazard mitigation grant programs, Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) on September 30, 2021. These grants help fund mitigation actions in states, local communities, tribes and territories to combat climate change and protect underserved communities against disaster hazards. FEMA’s BRIC program has $1 billion allocated, double last year’s funding, while FMA has $160 million available for communities across the country this year.

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FEMA announced two hazard mitigation funding notices today for more than $1 billion, along with streamlined application guidance.

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Nashua, New Hampshire

The city of Nashua used the hazard mitigation plann

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $3,395,568 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the city of Freeport for the acquisition of 127 flood-prone parcels along the Pecatonica River, including 88 structure and 39 vacant lots.

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The people of the historic town of Princeville, North Carolina, have experienced major and repetitive flooding events for decades, most recently hurricanes Fran, Floyd and Matthew.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell appeared on MSNBC and CNN Monday to promote nearly $5 billion dollars in hazard mitigation grants now available to states, tribes and territories.

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