OEM Invites Public Input for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Revision
Joseph Pleasant; Public Information Officer
Every five years OEM must revise and submit the updated plan to FEMA
Each year natural
disasters take the lives of hundreds of people and injure thousands of others
nationwide. In order to reduce the risk to the people of Davidson County the
Nashville Office of Emergency Management leads the reviews and revisions to the
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan along with the help of multiple local, state, federal agencies and non-government entities.
The Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan identifies goals and
measures to reduce the risk to the public. The goal is to help make Davidson
County communities less vulnerable and more disaster resistant.
Every five years, this same Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
must be revised and submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for
approval. During 2019, this team will be going through this full revision
As part of this process OEM wants to afford the public the opportunity to provide input into the
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan revision including hazard concerns, mitigation
activities, and the actual plan and planning process.
First ‘Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Revision
Public Input Meeting’
April 17, 4 p.m.-5 p.m,
Hills Police Precinct Community Room
12th Avenue South, Nashville, 37203
The public is also invited to take a Public
Along with reducing risk to the community, the Multi-Hazard
Mitigation Plan also meets several disaster assistance and hazard mitigation
funding program requirements. This allows Davidson County residents to have
access to federal money in the event of a disaster, and even includes discounts
on flood insurance premiums through the National Flood Insurance Program.
You can read more about the Multi-Hazard
Mitigation Plan Annual Progress Report and the Multi-Hazard
Mitigation Plan in its entirety on the Office of Emergency Managements