Training Opportunity: Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)

Sent on behalf of the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

For those interested in applying for Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) funding please consider registering for these valuable training courses being offered by FEMA Emergency Management Institute in Houston, Texas. Please share this within your organizations for anyone that would have a role in Mitigation grant development.


E/L-212 Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance: Developing Quality Application Elements; 05/21/2018 – 05/24/2018; Houston, TX

Course Overview:
The goal of this course is to enable Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant applicants and subapplicants to develop eligible mitigation projects and submit successful applications. The objectives include: clearly explain and apply mitigation concepts; identify and develop eligible mitigation projects; prepare and submit successful grant applications; and identify Unified HMA programs that could fund mitigation plans and projects.


E/L/G-276 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Entry-Level Training; 05/30/2018 – 05/31/2018; Houston, TX

Course Overview:

This course is designed as an introduction to the fundamentals concepts of benefit-cost (BC) analysis.  Participants will learn how to obtain BC data and conduct analyses using the basic versions of the riverine and coastal A-zone software modules.