HAZARD MITIGATION GRANTS
Hazard mitigation grants enable communities to reduce potential future disaster damage to life, resources and property. MPTX staff from 2005 – 2020 have developed 34 awarded grant applications for government agencies totaling $68.5 million in project funding. Awarded project types include:
- floodprone property acquisition / relocation,
- wildfire defensible space / fuels reduction,
- fire equipment,
- flood control / stormwater drainage,
- planning, scoping, and feasibility studies.
Project types in current development include seismic rehabilitation for critical facilities, storm-hardening retrofit for critical infrastructure, residential structure elevation, and 9-1-1/emergency operations center development.