What We Do

The CERC program works closely with communities to understand existing planning policies, practices, and mechanisms as they related to growth management and disaster resiliency. When property aligned risk mitigation concepts and integrated with one another, these tools can greatly reduce risk to disasters and promote long term community resiliency. CERC program staff help communities achieve this integration.

FEMA has produced a different resources which communities can use to integrate different plans. A selection of these resources are included below and can be downloaded by clicking on the corresponding link.

Plan Integration: Linking Local Planning Efforts

Integrating the Local Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan into a Community’s Comprehensive Plan

Integrating Hazard Mitigation Into Local Planning


The American Planning Association’s Safe Growth Audit can be downloaded here.

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