Use these resources to identify, assess and prioritize possible risks and minimize potential losses.
Make a plan to minimizing the impact of disasters using Hazard Mitigation resources.
Tools for Hazard Resilience
Get the latest information to protect yourself from earthquakes.
Learn how to reduce the impacts from windstorms.
Access the National Risk Index data and resources.
Building Safe Spaces
Explore materials with building codes, seismic and wind design requirements and floodproofing.
FEMA’s landmark study, Building Codes Save: A Nationwide Study, shows that modern building codes lead to major reduction in property losses from natural disasters. Over a 20-year period, cities and counties with modern building codes would avoid at least $32 billion in losses from natural disasters, when compared to jurisdictions without modern building codes.
Learn how to build a hardened structure designed provide near-absolute protection in extreme weather events.
“Safer Communities” Coloring Book Series
The “Safer Communities” coloring book series teaches children ages 4 to 7 about mitigation solutions in a fun and easily understandable way.
Each book includes:
- A short narrative about how to make homes and communities safer.
- A glossary of terms to help expand vocabulary.
- Activities that can be done with an adult.
Download the Coloring Book
Descargue el Cuaderno de colorear
FEMA hopes parents, teachers and guardians will use this coloring book with children and students to instill a lifelong curiosity about mitigation and resilience.