Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
Hazard mitigation is the use of long-term and short-term policies, programs, projects, and other activities to alleviate the death, injury, and property damage that can result from a disaster. San Mateo County has developed and maintained a multi-hazard mitigation plan (HMP) to reduce risks from natural disasters. The plan complies with requirements for hazard mitigation planning to maintain eligibility for funding under Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant programs.
The plan includes: