Flood mitigation resources

Below is a non-exhaustive list of other flood mitigation information resources.

Pre-disaster planning

FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grants Program

Provides funding to assist governments in preparing for hazards and improving emergency management.

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FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance Program

Provides funding for planning, structural pratices, and regulation assistance pertaining to flooding risk.

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FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Helps communities implement hazard mitigation measures following a Presidential major disaster declaration.

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FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program

Funding for planning and structural construction in local communities, states, territories, and tribes.

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HUD Community Grants Available to Water and Wastewater Utilities

Utilities can use these grants to buy, construct, or fix public facilities such as water and sewer systems.

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Surdna Foundation - Sustainable Urban Environments Program's Urban Water Management

Grants for projects that support innovative stormwater runoff practices.

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USDA Watershed Rehabilitation Program

Funding for the rehabilitation of aging dams that were installed over the past 55 years.

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USACE Flood Risk Management Program

Works across the agency to focus the policies, programs and expertise of USACE toward reducing overall flood risk.

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USACE Planning Community Toolbox

Collection of agreements, links to IIS Program assistance webpages, and partnership guidance handbooks.

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FEMA Climate Resilient Mitigation Activities for Hazard Mitigation Assistance

List of tools and activities which are eligible under the Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs to support communities in reducing the risks associated with climate change.

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FEMA Hazard Mitigation Planning Program

Helps with planning process to identify risks and vulnerabilities from natural hazards, develop long-term strategies to reduce vulnerabilities, and implement actions.

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Post-disaster planning

DOT Emergency Relief Program

Funding for repair of federal highways and roads on federal lands that have suffered serious damage from natural disasters.

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FEMA Community Disaster Loan Program

Funding to jurisdictions in a designated disaster area that have suffered a substantial loss of tax and other revenue.

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FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Helps communities implement hazard mitigation measures following a Presidential major disaster declaration.

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FEMA Individual and Households Program

Funding and services for those who are in a Presidentially declared disaster area whose losses are not covered by insurance.

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FEMA Public Assistance

Funding for post-disaster assistance and repair of primarily disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities.

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FEMA Hazard Mitigation Planning Program

Helps with planning process to identify risks and vulnerabilities from natural hazards, develop long-term strategies to reduce vulnerabilities, and implement actions.

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Additional benefits of mitigation actions

DOT Emergency Relief Program

Funding for repair of federal highways and roads on federal lands that have suffered serious damage from natural disasters.

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FEMA Community Disaster Loan Program

Funding to jurisdictions in a designated disaster area that have suffered a substantial loss of tax and other revenue.

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

Provides funding for projects including protection and restoration of riparian areas and beaches, watershed clean up, education programs, and research of watershed viability.

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NOAA Habitat Conservation

Multiple funding opportunites under NOAA's Restoration Center program.

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NSF Decision Frameworks for Multi-Hazard Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

Advances knowledge for new concepts to develop multi-hazard and sustainable building systems.

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USDA Watershed Rehabilitation Program

Funding for the rehabilitation of aging dams that were installed over the past 55 years.

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USACE Flood Risk Management Program

Works across the agency to focus the policies, programs and expertise of USACE toward reducing overall flood risk.

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USACE Planning Community Toolbox

Collection of agreements, links to IIS Program assistance webpages, and partnership guidance handbooks.

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FEMA Climate Resilient Mitigation Activities for Hazard Mitigation Assistance

List of tools and activities which are eligible under the Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs to support communities in reducing the risks associated with climate change.

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