The Office of Emergency Management is currently working to update the 2022 Hazard Mitigation Action Plan to lessen the long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards. Mitigation measures reduce personal loss, save lives and reduce the cost of responding to and recovering from disasters.
The updated plan is required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for local jurisdictions to be eligible for disaster mitigation funding. Once reviewed and updated, a Hazard Mitigation Action Plan is valid for five years. The plan includes rating the risks associated with hazards in the City of Garland, and how the city plans to address or lessen potential impacts of identified hazards.
For questions, contact the Office of Emergency Management at OEM@GarlandTX.gov or 972-781-7273.