Mitigation is being prepared in reducing the risk people and property from hazards. Mitigation is all about by having a plan of action in a time of need. It’s all about being ready for a disaster than not be ready for one. If a disaster occurs mitigation is about having all resources applicable for the citizens of America. Mitigation is not one plan fits all hazards it’s a lengthy and costly process.
2. What are the goals and objectives of mitigation?
The goals and objectives mainly deal with recovery. Mitigation is a disaster plan provides more substantial funding for recovery efforts. Mitigation plays another part in emergency management in support and activity from agencies beyond the circle. The effective use …show more content…
Discuss the 6 tools of mitigation
Hazard identification and mapping is the first tool of mitigation that pretty much identifies the hazard in that area. How do you plan to mitigate a disaster if you don’t know who are in danger in that target area. The most important part of mitigation is the tactics or the know how to process the disasters in that area. The government has plenty of programs that assist with every hazard. New technology program in mapping that is called Risk MAP is a tool used in mitigation planning.
Design and construction applications are the second tool of mitigation that it’s effective in assessing the risk. It deals mostly with codes of building sound structures in the extreme hazards. The performance-based-design is more common in today’s society in building effective structures for hazards. The government had significant progress in the technical aspect for the betterment and the improvement of construction of structures. The government is responsible wellbeing and care of the American citizens and the National Code was created by the government is not …show more content…
What is the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)?
The HMGP is for local and the state municipalities have the greatest source of funding. The HMGP administer long hazard mitigation programs after a major storm that the president declared. The HMGP was passed by Congress in 1988 and it has been a continual process to date. The Hurricane Katrina effective the areas in New Orleans, that can benefit from HMGP. The HMGP has changed the emergency management at the local and state municipalities.
5. What is the Pre Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM)?
The Pre-Disaster Mitigation was created through the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. The PDM was to establish for mitigation and not to relying on disaster declaration. Hazards in that area have to custom fitted for the hazards in the community. The communities have taken a long time to recover from these disasters. The prioritize risk- reduction action is the key is I for the business community under the emergency management.
6. The book on pages 93 to 95 discussed 6 different programs. Describe each one. Remember to discuss each point and not just the definition.
The Flood Map Assistance Program is that the government offered a lower insurance from the flood to the community who pass laws that will prohibit new development in the