FEMA five-year plan stresses community climate resilience

December 9, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in its new five-year strategic plan is emphasizing steps to improve climate change resilience at the community level, even though the agency’s plan falls short of signaling new regulations or standards. In the Dec. 9 plan , FEMA is specifically pledging to increase data collection and analysis, noting the agency will “empower risk-informed decision making” by expanding the “availability of, access to, and understanding of future conditions data and modeling within FEMA” by “leveraging...

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