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FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant
Applications due June 15, 2016

The Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program makes available federal funds to State, Local and Tribal Governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures that reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

  • FEMA will fund planning up to $100,000 per applicant with a maximum of $50,000 for state plans and $25,
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Insurance Mitigation Administration (FIMA) recently published new documents in the FEMA Resource & Document Library to support the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) programs. They recently distributed the following message:

“The President’s 2015 Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative (OGSI); Executive Order 13653 Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change; the President’s 2013 Climate Action Plan; FEMA’s Climate Change Adaptation Policy; and the 2014-2018 FEMA Strategic Plan, all identify...

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Freese and Nichols is attending the One Carolina - One Recovery” 2016 Conference, jointly hosted by the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers and South Carolina Association for Hazard Mitigation, April 10-13 in Myrtle Beach, SC. We are proud to partner with these organizations as a Platinum level sponsor. Stop by booth 11 to speak with our professionals and be sure to catch our presentation:

Monday, April 11 | 2-B Modeling Session 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Protecting Those Who Protect Us: 2D...

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Co-authored by Evan Burn, EIT, and Lesley Brooks, P.E., CFM

Kilgore Storm Sewer Master PlanThe City of Kilgore was facing flooding and other issues in the downtown area related to aging storm sewer infrastructure. In addition, staff members who had recently joined the team were not as familiar with the existing infrastructure and wanted to gain more insight into what was in place. To address these issues, the City turned to Freese and Nichols to create a Downtown...

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