Hazard Mitigation Planning and Resilient Communities Story Maps

Posted on: 5/04/2021 - Updated on: 5/04/2021

Posted by

Peter Herrick, Jr.


FEMA uses interactive story maps to help explain the Risk MAP (mapping, assessment and planning) process, coastal flood risk, use of FEMA mapping data, mitigation planning, and other programs.


Community officials, emergency managers, planners, elected officials, residents.



Managing Organizations

FEMA’s mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. The challenges posed by more intense storms, frequent heavy rain, heat waves, drought, extreme flooding, and higher sea levels could lead to increased risks from disasters faced by communities and the emergency management professionals serving them.


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