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A Proactive Approach to Metropolitan Wildfire Risk 2

06/25/2009
By Chris BarneyFrom the PBI Performance Products, Inc. e-Newsletter, sponsored byRead Part 1.The FEMA Grant Natural hazard mitigation has always been a concern for Portland. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and flooding are some of the issues it has had to plan for. But all city bureaus involved recognized the need for a new preparation model. The impetus for a more proactive approach came in 2000 with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Disaster Mitigation Act,1 which requires cities to develop and implement a Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Without such a plan, cities would not be eligible for certain federal assistance, including predisaster mitigation grant monies, or p...

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