Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs

Prepare a 1,000 word document on the Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs. The assignment should cover key issues identified in the week’s readings and incorporate current research on the topic. The assignment should focus on your community or a community of choice if you reside outside of the United States. 

Remember to support your work with APA references and ensure the document complies with all APA formatting. 


Islam & Ryan. (2015). Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management. In addition, this course has peer reviewed journal articles, government documents. The reading materials are available in the Lessons Link under Required Reading and Resources. 

Government Documents and Websites:

FEMA (1999). FEMA Hazard Mitigation Desk Reference. Sections 1-7. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1447-20490-9693/fema_345.pdf

FEMA (n.d.). National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1539-20490-9157/nfip_sg_full.pdf

FEMA (2015). What Is The Write Your Own Program? Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/what-write-your-own-program

FEMA (2016). Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program.Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-grant-program