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2022-2026 FEMA Strategic Plan

The landscape and scope of emergency management is changing quickly. Ten years ago, FEMA managed an average of 108 disasters a year. Today they manage an average of 311 disasters plus the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2021, FEMA released their 2022-2026 Strategic Plan that addresses these changes.

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FEMA Resources for Climate Resilience

In December 2021 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published “FEMA Resources for Climate Resilience.” This publication provides a roadmap of FEMA programs and initiatives that advance community climate resilience. Building resilience is a long-term, ongoing process and this resource offers guidance for each step along the way – including funding opportunities, applicable FEMA programs, tools, and resources.

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  • Adaptation Components of NDCs: A Global Perspective for Countries
    Date: August 16, 2022
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    Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are an important vehicle for countries to signal their commitments under the Paris Agreement to accelerate climate action. The adaptation components of NDCs generally receive less attention, and guidance on…

  • Introduction to Flood Insurance through the NFIP
    Date: August 16, 2022
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    Introduction to Flood Insurance through the NFIP (repeat of February 15 webinar)
    DescriptionThis webinar will introduce to you key concepts of the National Flood Insurance Program including:

    1) Flood insurance compared to disaster…

  • Climate Adaptation for Forest-Dependent Wildlife Webinar Series
    Date: August 16, 2022
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    This 12-part series tells a story about climate change and its impacts on forest ecosystems and forest dependent wildlife species. They will examine forest ecosystems and their composition and structure under a changing climate,…

  • National Environmental Justice Community Engagement Calls
    Date: August 16, 2022
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    The purpose of these calls is to inform the public about EPA's environmental justice work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with environmental justice advocates.

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Latest News & Resources

Resilient Virginia News: Summer 2022

Annual Meeting Recap; Environmental Justice in Lynchburg; Preparing to Work in the Adaptation Field; Fall 2022 Resiliency Academy – We Need Your Input; Albemarle County Publishes Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment; RGGI Delivers Benefits to Address Flooding and Reduce Costs for Low-income Families; Was it Really ‘all hands on deck’ for Rural Virginia?; Randolph Solar Granted Land Use Permit; more.

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