$500 Million Now Available For Pre-Disaster Mitigation Projects

Water OnlineClimate change and the need for mitigation efforts for disaster control have resulted in more federal funding available for public entities throughout the U.S.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) soon will distribute up to $500 million from a new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant program for pre-disaster mitigation projects. The funding is available for public officials at the state and local levels of government.