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2011 Natural Hazard Mitigation Practitioners Workshop. Activities Update NHMA Practitioners Workshop Broomfield, CO July 12-13, 2011. Hazard Mitigation Planning (HMP) Committee. Activities Update NHMA Practitioners Workshop Broomfield, CO July 12-13, 2011. HMP Committee Members. Co-Chairs:

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2011 natural hazard mitigation practitioners workshop

2011 Natural Hazard Mitigation Practitioners Workshop

Activities Update

NHMA Practitioners WorkshopBroomfield, COJuly 12-13, 2011


Hazard mitigation planning hmp committee

Hazard Mitigation Planning (HMP) Committee

Activities Update

NHMA Practitioners WorkshopBroomfield, COJuly 12-13, 2011


Hmp committee members

HMP Committee Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Darrin Punchard, AECOM

  • Ron Flanagan, R. D. Flanagan & Associates

    Membership:

  • Erin Capps, H2O Partners, Inc.

  • Caroline Cunningham, Atkins

  • Louis Dooley, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management, Washington

  • Lawrence Frank, URS

  • Sherry Harper, Insurance Services Office, Inc.

  • Jo Ann Howard, H2O Partners, Inc.

  • Alessandra Jerolleman, NHMA

  • Andre Jones, Nine Echo Solutions, LLC

  • Luke Meyers, Bellevue Fire Department / Office of Emergency Management, Washington

  • Jim Murphy, URS

  • Matthew Stanley, Cumulus Lividus

  • David Stroud, AMEC

  • Ken Topping, California Polytechnic State University

  • French Wetmore, French & Associates, LTD


Hmp committee activities

HMP Committee Activities

  • Monthly meetings (conf calls) since November 2010

  • Established prioritized listing of committee goals, to be updated annually as part of NHMA’s strategic planning process

  • 3 committee members currently participating on FEMA’s External Stakeholder Workgroup for Mitigation Planning


Hmp committee goals

HMP Committee Goals

  • Increase dialogue between FEMA and local mitigation practitioners

  • Focus more attention on integrating hazard mitigation into other local planning activities

  • Provide input to FEMA's ongoing plan review process improvement project through active stakeholder involvement, participating in pilot testing, etc.


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HMP Committee Goals

  • Confirm the value of hazard mitigation planning. (Demonstrate through examples and case studies the various benefits of hazard mitigation planning ranging from public outreach that leads to individual homeowner action, to greater collaboration amongst local officials that leads to more stringent building codes/local spending toward preserving open space, and/or successful pursuit and implementation of federally funded mitigation projects.)

  • Identify case studies to help institutionalize mitigation into routine activities

  • Gain consensus on how to improve hazard mitigation planning and publish white paper for NHMA endorsement


Hmp committee goals2

HMP Committee Goals

  • Research/identify drivers or motivational tactics for mitigation implementation

  • Provide input to FEMA on implementation of Risk MAP program

  • Provide input to process of updating of CRS planning guidance and schedule

  • Enhance integration of manmade and technological hazards into mainstream hazard mitigation planning for natural hazards

  • Promote improved coordination and integration of federal programs related to risk reduction and homeland security issues

  • Increase quality of information and guidance for communicating hazard risk and mitigation principles to the general public as a whole

  • Recruitment of additional NHMA members, as wellas those who can support the HMP committee


For more information

For more information:

  • [email protected]

  • [email protected]


Discussion how do we go beyond the minimum

Discussion: How do we go beyond the minimum?

  • Incentives

  • Obstacles

  • Keys to success

  • Best practices

  • How NHMA can help


Discussion how do we improve local mitigation planning nationwide

Discussion: How do we improve local mitigation planning nationwide?

  • Gain consensus on key recommendations

  • Establish problem statement and guiding principles for NHMA White Paper


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2011 Natural Hazard Mitigation Practitioners Workshop

Activities Update

NHMA Practitioners WorkshopBroomfield, COJuly 12-13, 2011


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