Mitigation

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Update the State of Colorado Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan
  • Administer the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs 
  • Administer the State Hazard Mitigation Program
  • Chair the State Hazard Mitigation Team
  • Oversee post-disaster mitigation operations and coordinate mitigation resources
  • Participate on hazard mitigation task forces, councils, and forums
  • Conduct mitigation trainings, workshops, and exercises
  • Promote local hazard mitigation planning
  • Review local hazard mitigation plans
  • Conduct mitigation awareness campaigns  

Types of technical assistance available to local jurisdictions

  • Facilitating a planning process
  • Ensuring public involvement criteria are met
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Identifying and selecting mitigation strategies
  • Applying for grants
  • Reporting grant related activities
  • Requesting reimbursements
  • Understanding environmental and historic preservation conditions
  • Successfully closing out grants

Regional Contacts

The team provides a regional point of contact for technical assistance on hazard mitigation planning and grants.  

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