FEMA Seeks Feedback on the Draft Guide "Climate Adaptation Planning for Emergency Managers"


FEMA is seeking feedback on the draft guide “Climate Adaptation Planning for Emergency Managers.” The guide helps emergency managers incorporate climate adaptation into emergency management planning efforts. The guide’s structure is designed to walk state, local, tribal, and territorial partners through the Six Step Planning Process, as identified in “Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans.” The guide also highlights existing climate mapping tools and potential funding resources.

Date: January 4, 2024 - January 25, 2024

Time: 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Virtual

Event Details

FEMA will host a series of 60-minute webinar sessions to provide an overview of the draft climate guide by sections and appendices and to gather feedback from whole community partners. The guide touches on topics to include “Climate Science for Emergency Managers”, “Climate Adaptation Planning”, and “Financing Climate Adaption and Mitigation”. The sessions will include facilitated discussions with stakeholders to help improve the existing draft. FEMA seeks input -- especially real-world case studies -- that can be incorporated into the guide. Advance registration is required and on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, click on your preferred session below:

Webinar 1: 3:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 4
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/eqfdg3pm9rxr/event/registration.html

Webinar 2: 2:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 9
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/e2ug0a8ahlqf/event/registration.html

Webinar 3: 3:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 17
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/euvwt6yg72jz/event/registration.html

Webinar 4: 2:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 25
Register at: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/e33drrpotonb/event/registration.html

If you require assistive accommodations to participate in these sessions, please email us at NPD-Planning@fema.dhs.gov.

Comments made during the webinars are for discussion purposes only. To provide input, download the line-numbered version of the draft “Climate Adaptation Planning for Emergency Managers” Guide and feedback form, available at www.fema.gov/plan, then submit the completed feedback form to NPD-Planning@fema.dhs.gov. This open comment period will conclude on February 9, 2024.

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