County News Spotlight - Disaster Mitigation
September is National Preparedness Month, and County News looked at issues, resources and opportunities for counties to be ready.
FEMA's Public Assistance program, the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act and the Disaster Assistance Simplification Act all offer help to counties facing natural disaster, but all need a push through Congress.
The report on NACo’s 2023 Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resilience’s discussions, Defining and Building Capacity for Disaster Mitigation, is available now
Nevada County, Calif. helped communities reduce the vegetation that could easily spread fire in neighborhoods.
Mitigation is the best answer to the widening natural disaster seasons.