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Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - Public Outreach & Intake Meeting

Post Date:01/08/2019 5:54 PM

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – Public Outreach & Intake Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Crystal Coast Civic Center

3505 Arendell St. Morehead City, NC


At this meeting, Representatives of the NC Department of Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation Office will provide more detailed information about the funding opportunity, eligibility requirements and application process. 

What is the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) helps communities and property owners therein implement hazard mitigation measures following a Presidential major disaster declaration. 

Eligible Projects

  • Acquisition and Structure Demolition/Relocation
  • Elevation
  • Mitigation Reconstruction
  • Wind Retrofit
  • Dry Floodproofing of Historic Structures
  • Structural Retrofitting of Existing Buildings
  • Residential Safe Room
  • Wildfire Mitigation


What to Bring

  • Completed Project Grant Application Form (hard copy)
  • Photos of Structure (one photo of each side)
  • Elevation Certificate (if available)
  • Proof of Flood Insurance (if applicable)
  • Documentation of Florence-Related Benefits Received (Insurance, FEMA, etc.)


For more information, contact Kate Allen at 252-728-2141 ext. 223 or  Project Grant Application forms are available at Town Hall (701 Front Street).  Digital copies of the form can be requested via email.  If you are unable to attend this meeting but are interested in applying for assistance, call Kate to schedule an appointment.

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