RCAP Database | Risk Reduction & Emergency Management: RR-3

Incorporate climate change adaptation into the relevant Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to human life and property from disasters. Within the LMS, update local risk assessments to include climate change in the hazard analysis and vulnerability assessment section. Develop strategies for hazard mitigation and post-disaster redevelopment planning.

Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
Emergency Management Agencies
Potential Funding Sources: 
FEMA
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing Resources
Milestone Progress: 
Updated Enhanced LMS that considers and presents strategies for responding to influences of climate change. Post-disaster Long Term Recovery Plans that include climate change as a factor.