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Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant 2019

The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program makes Federal funds available to States, U.S Territories, Indian Tribal governments, and local communities to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The FMA program strengthens national preparedness and resilience and supports the mitigation mission area through Strategic Goal #1 Building a Culture of Preparedness, Objectives 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 of the 2018 – 2022 FEMA Strategic Plan.

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, the FMA Program will prioritize proposals that address community flood risk by setting aside $70 million for this purpose. FEMA will seek to fund two types of community flood mitigation activities:

• Advance Assistance for flood mitigation design and development of community flood mitigation projects that will subsequently reduce flood claims, up to $4 million.

• Mitigation projects that address community flood risk for the purpose of reducing NFIP flood claim payments, remaining $70 million after Advance Assistance applications are selected.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfDHS Notice of Funding Opportunity FY 2019 Flood Mitigation Assistance

The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program makes Federal funds available to States, U.S Territories, Indian Tribal governments, and local communities to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The FMA program strengthens national preparedness and resilience and supports the mitigation mission area through Strategic Goal #1 Building a Culture of Preparedness, Objectives 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 of the 2018 – 2022 FEMA Strategic Plan.

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, the FMA Program will prioritize proposals that address community flood risk by setting aside $70 million for this purpose. FEMA will seek to fund two types of community flood mitigation activities:

• Advance Assistance for flood mitigation design and development of community flood mitigation projects that will subsequently reduce flood claims, up to $4 million.

• Mitigation projects that address community flood risk for the purpose of reducing NFIP flood claim payments, remaining $70 million after Advance Assistance applications are selected.

0.51MAugust 26, 2019
Icon for file of type application/pdfFY 2019 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant Program Fact Sheet

 In Fiscal Year 2019, $160 million in Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA), is available to assist states, tribal, territorial and local governments in reducing or eliminating claims under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

0.37MAugust 26, 2019