If you’re involved in hazard mitigation planning, you know FEMA released updated state and local mitigation planning policies that will take effect on April 19, 2023. The updated policies, which align with new agency programs and initiatives, replaced the long-standing “Plan Review Guides” and were renamed State Mitigation Planning Policy Guide (FP 302-094-2) and Local Mitigation Planning Policy Guide (FP-206-21-0002). But did you know the latter publication is now available in Spanish? 

Hot off the presses and now available for download is the complementary Guía de políticas de planificación de mitigación a nivel local.  

Like the English version and as explained by FEMA, changes to the updated guide include but are not limited to:  

The policies are the official interpretation of the mitigation planning requirements in the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) as amended and other federal statutes, as well as in federal regulations, specifically Title 44 CFR Part 201- Mitig