Mitigation Planning Guidance

Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning Guidance

FEMA mitigation planning regulations at 44 CFR Part 201 are further clarified through the following guidance materials to assist States, Tribes, and local governments develop mitigation plans, and to assist State and FEMA staff review mitigation plans. All plans are reviewed against the regulations and the "Blue Book" guidance prior to FEMA approval.

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Mitigation Planning “How-To” Guides

NEW! Mitigation Planning How-To #9: Using the Hazard Mitigation Plan to Prepare Successful Mitigation Projects is now available online.

This series of "How-To" guides was designed to help States, Tribes, and local governments understand mitigation planning and to provide information and tools that go beyond the basic requirements of 44 CFR Part 201. The guides focus on initiating and maintaining a planning process that will result in safer communities, and they are applicable to jurisdictions of all sizes and all resource and capability levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions provide additional clarification on mitigation planning regulations under 44 CFR Part 201 and supporting guidance materials provided by FEMA.

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Special Topics in Mitigation Planning

Special Topics include resources for Mitigation Planning related to sustainability and recovery, as well as special target audiences such as Tribal or University officials.

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 26-Aug-2008 11:06:46 EDT