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Section 1204 | Post Fire Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

 

Wildfire Prevention (Section 1204): Authorizes FEMA to provide hazard mitigation grant funding in areas that received Fire Management Assistance Grants as a result of wildfire

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA-Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - Post Fire Fact Sheet

FEMA places a high priority on supporting wildfire recovery using the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Post Fire (HMGP-Post Fire) for Fire Management Assistance declarations issued on or after October 5, 2018.

 States, territories, and tribes in an area affected by a fire for which assistance was provided under a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG)for declarations issued on or after October 5, 2018 can apply. Declarations can be accessed at www.fema.gov/disasters  by selecting Fire Management Assistance as the declaration type. Applicants must have a FEMA-approved mitigation plan to receive HMGP funding.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfHazard Mitigation Grant Program - Post Fire Policy #207-088-2 - Section 1204

The Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA), Public Law 115-254, was enacted on October 5, 2018 and made numerous legislative changes to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act). Section 1204 of the DRRA amended Section 404 of the Stafford Act to allow FEMA to provide Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grants in any area that received a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) declaration even if no major Presidential declaration was declared. As amended, Section 404 authorizes FEMA to provide HMGP assistance for hazard mitigation measures that substantially reduce the tisk of future damage, hardship, loss, or suffering in any area affected by a major disaster, or any area affected by afire for which assistance was provided under section 420.

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