Hazard mitigation design resources
Extreme weather events are increasing in intensity and frequency. The following resources can support hazard risk reduction development, design, and construction choices. These resources include risk analysis data and tools, hazard maps, and building design guidelines for new and existing buildings.
Hazard mitigation plans offer a general overview of risk and are a valuable starting point. They show the probability, frequency, and severity of threats.
- FEMA EMI G318 Mitigation Planning Workshop for Preparing and Reviewing Local Plans: A training for professionals conducting a hazard mitigation planning process from FEMA. Last updated in 2017.
- Mitigation Ideas: A Resource for Reducing Risk to Natural Hazards: A resource for communities to evaluate a range of potential mitigation actions for reducing risk to natural hazards and disasters. Published in 2013.
- FEMA P-1000, Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety: This guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information and guidance that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards. Published in 2017.