Hazard Mitigation means any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from hazards (44 CFR 201.2).
For more information, contact the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management's Recovery & Mitigation Program Manager.
Snohomish County's On-going Commitment to Hazard Mitigation
In compliance with the Stafford Act, Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, and 44 CFR 201, Snohomish County and 34 Planning Partners maintain a Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was updated in 2010. Learn more about the plan. Snohomish County regularly participates in FEMA's mitigation programs, both pre- and post-disaster. These inlude:
Additional information about these programs is also available from FEMA's annual hazard mitigation assistance (HMA) guidance.