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 email@example.com by August 4, 2017.