If your Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) is out of date—they expire every five years—you certainly are. Only states, territories and tribes with current, FEMA-approved HMPs are eligible to receive funds through the Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Program. And, these precious dollars can go a long way toward supporting mitigation activities to strengthen the resilience of your whole “community.”

In 2018 alone, FEMA awarded 1,598 grants totaling more than $930 million.


Currently, FEMA administers three programs that provide funding for eligible mitigation planning and projects to reduce disaster losses, and protect life and property from future disaster damages. The three programs are the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program; and the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Program.


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