WHAT’S NEW IN MITIGATION. BIG CHANGES in the FEMA HMA Grant Programs. Biggert-Waters. Reducing insurance subsidies on National Floodplain Insurance Program (NFIP) policies with higher risks Combine SRL and RFC grant programs into FMA
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BIG CHANGES in the
FEMA HMA Grant Programs
Reducing insurance subsidies on National Floodplain Insurance Program (NFIP) policies with higher risks
Combine SRL and RFC grant programs into FMA
For HMGP - Only projects in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) require NFIP participation – no change
Texas Water Development
Flood Mitigation Assistance
Flood Protection Planning
Texas Division of Emergency
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
ALL HAZARD GRANTS
Expedite Program Activity
Justification of the Program
Here is the money this time --- BUT - FOCUS ON OUR ISSUES
JUSTIFY THE PROGRAM TO CONGRESS
Monthly estimate of required funding planned a year in advance for:
NOTE: the spend plan also provides funding obligations in smaller increments on LARGER projects
Project application budgets:
Shorten the review process
Shorter Period of Performance
2. CONGRESS WANTS EXPEDITED PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
Congress wants program justification
FEMA wants proof that all projects are effective in every way
Every number and statement must have acceptable supporting documentation!
Streamlining – engineering designs certified by Registered Professional Engineers as meeting an identified code satisfy engineering and technical feasibility issues
This is HUGE!
FEMA can set POP for annual grants (2013 PDM – 24 months)
HMGP is 36 months from application deadline
must become a TEAM to be successful!
Texas Division of Emergency Management