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FEMA Media Library

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Mitigation Assistance Resource Guide (2021) - Tribal Nations

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USVI Slope Stabilization Analysis Project

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – FEMA has obligated a total of $1.6 million through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to the V.I. Department of Public Works for the USVI Slope Stabilization Analysis project. This advance assistance project will identify locations throughout the Territory in need of slope stabilization systems and aligns with the Territorial Hazard Mitigation Plan. FEMA photo.

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Building Community Resilience with Nature-Based Solutions: A Guide for Local Communities

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FEMA Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity 06-16-2021

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FEMA Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity 06-16-2021

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Suspension of Community Eligibility Notice Effective 6/16/21

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Prioritizing Mitigation Actions for Critical Facilities

This analysis identifies critical facilities (such as schools and fire stations) that have the highest chance of severe flooding. You can use this recipe card to identify cost-effective structure and infrastructure projects that are more likely to receive grant funding.

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Reducing Risk in the Floodplain Training (Part 1)

This two-part training series takes a look at how to navigate and use the Reducing Risk the Floodplain Guide. The goal is to help communities leverage data and partnerships and promote integration.
Part 1: Overview
Part 1 is a one-hour overview of the guide highlighting challenges and best practices for reducing risk in the floodplain. The webinar presentation is available for download and a recording of the webinar is available by request.

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Reducing Risk in the Floodplain Scenario Worksheets

This series of worksheets provides a framework for engaging stakeholders in collective problem-solving. You can work through the applicable scenarios with planning, floodplain management, and emergency management staff to identify best practices for your community.

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Reducing Risk in the Floodplain Guide

Keeping families, businesses, and neighborhoods safe requires active collaboration among many community programs, including hazard mitigation planning, floodplain management, land use planning, economic development, and emergency management. The Reducing Risk in the Floodplain Guide uses common scenarios encountered in our region to show how collaboration can help communities overcome different challenges. Communities can take immediate action by incorporating best practices in data, partnerships, and integration.