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Hazard Mitigation Grant Opportunity

The State of Ohio has announced the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant opportunity.  There are two grant opportunities:

  • The FY 2017 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant is designated for developing/updating of mitigation plans and hazard mitigation projects, such as: acquiring and demolishing or relocating structures; structural and non-structural retrofitting; soil stabilization measures; and constructing safe rooms.
  • The FY 2017 Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant is designated for developing/updating mitigation plans that address flooding and projects to mitigate Severe Repetitive Loss and Repetitive Loss Structures.    Some examples of mitigation projects include: acquiring and demolishing or relocating structures, elevating structures, dry flood proofing, and non-structural retrofitting.

Interested communities must  complete the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Pre-Application Form and submit it to Steve Ferryman at saferryman@dps.ohio.gov by August 4, 2017.