Hazard Mitigation Plan

Thank you for your interest in the City of Galveston's Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan provides the framework to help the city become more disaster resistant, and to help the city mitigate future damages and losses to its assets and residents. This plan encompasses all incorporated areas of the City of Galveston.

Now Accepting Public Comment on the Updated Hazard Mitigation Plan Before Adoption By Council

The City of Galveston’s Office of Emergency Management is seeking final public comment on the 2016 update of the City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan beginning Monday May 22nd, through Thursday, June 15th. 

In accordance with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regulations, the current plan was developed in an effort to reduce the effects of natural hazards on the City and its population including physical assets and operations.  This document provides an outline rationalizing the process of determining appropriate hazard mitigation actions including a detailed strategy for implementing and monitoring the plan.  Once the public comment period has concluded on June 15th, the updated Hazard Mitigation Plan will be placed on City Council agenda for adoption. 

Please view the plan below. Residents are encouraged to provide comments below using the form below.

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