About Hazard Mitigation Assistance

The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Division’s vision is to be a driver for resilience through partnerships and mitigation investments with states, tribes, territories and local governments.  The program’s mission is to design, build and nurture high-performing teams that promote and deliver risk reduction programs.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Division

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Learn about the program’s activities and accomplishments in the 2022 Year in Review.

Hazard Mitigation Officers

FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs are provided to states, tribes or territories who are applicants.  These entities manage funds and provide sub-grants to local governments. Local communities can contact their respective hazard mitigation officer for more information.

Loss Avoidance Study Summaries

Loss Avoidance Studies quantify the losses avoided (also known as damage prevented or benefits) due to the implementation of the projects.

External Stakeholder Working Group

The External Stakeholder Working Group provides an open channel of communication between federal representatives and state, local, tribal or territorial stakeholders.

News and Announcements

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Summer Engagement Series

The 2022 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Summer Engagement Series is a multi-part webinar series that will bring FEMA subject-matter experts and partners together to provide technical information, best practices, tools and resources regarding the HMA grant programs.

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2023 Update to the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program and Policy Guide

On March 23, 2023, FEMA published the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program and Policy Guide to replace the 2015 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guidance and Addendum. This helpful resource is for state, local, tribal and territorial prospective applicants and subapplicants. Information is to help entities navigate the application and grant lifecycle processes for several hazard mitigation programs.  In August 2022, FEMA published a 30-day public comment period in the Federal Register.

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