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IS-1014: Integrating 406 Mitigation Considerations into Your Public Assistance Grant

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Course Overview

The course provides an overview of how to integrate Section 406 Hazard Mitigation into the Public Assistance grant application. By the end of this course, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to understand all aspects of Section 406 Hazard Mitigation of the Robert T. Stafford Act.

Course Objectives:

  • Define Section 406 Hazard Mitigation
  • Explain which types of projects are eligible for FEMA Public Assistance grant funding under Section 406 authority
  • Identify the benefits and opportunities to reduce repetitive disaster losses by pursuing projects authorized under Section 406 hazard mitigation
  • Discuss examples of potential mitigation work across damage Categories C through G (Permanent Work)
  • Explain the various methods to determine cost effectiveness of hazard mitigation proposal eligibility





Course Length:

3.25 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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