Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

FEMA's hazard mitigation assistance provides funding for eligible mitigation measures that reduce disaster losses.

"Hazard mitigation" is any sustainable action that reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from future disasters.

Mitigation planning breaks the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction and repeated damage. Hazard mitigation includes long-term solutions that reduce the impact of disasters in the future.

Find Funding for Hazard Mitigation

Which Best Describes Your Project?

Rebuilding my community after a major disaster in a way that reduces future disaster losses.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program (HMGP)

Reducing the risk of flood damage to NFIP-insured buildings.

Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

Helping my community reduce risks from future disasters and natural hazards.

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)

Making my community more resilient after a wildfire disaster.

HMGP Post-Fire Assistance

Implementing one of the 68 Congressional Community Projects that prioritize sustainable & cost-effective measures to reduce risk and/or reliance on federal disaster funding.

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)

Find Resources for Applying to & Managing Grants

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Hazard Mitigation Assistance Guidance cover

Featured Resource

Access resources to help interpret federal statutes, regulations and best practices about mitigation strategies.

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National Environmental Policy Act Flowchart

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) applies to Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) projects can be tricky to navigate. This job aid is a flowchart that shows community and FEMA responsibilities and decision points in getting an HMA project through the NEPA approval process.

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Non-Residential Hurricane Wind Retrofits

Cost-Effectiveness Determination for Non-Residential Hurricane Wind Retrofit

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Residential Hurricane Wind Retrofits

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Acquisitions and Elevations in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)

Cost Effectiveness Determination for Acquisitions and Elevations in SFHA Using Pre-calculated Benefits

Learn More

Visit the About Hazard Mitigation Assistance page for programmatic information, such as:

Last updated June 27, 2022