New FEMA, USFA Wildland Urban Interface Report Available as Significant Wildfire Risk Persists

Extreme heat and very dry conditions are, unfortunately, now fueling numerous and in some cases massive fires across the country. And not just in densely wooded forests but in, or on, the fringes of Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) areas. [...]

Don’t Miss BOLDplanning’s Webinar | Ban the Binders: Modernizing Your EOP

Does your organization still rely on old-school binders to manage its emergency response (EOP) plans? If so, you are not alone. But, you are at a disadvantage. Paper-based plans are riddled with potential snags and often produce less than [...]

DHS Funding Notice: $1.6 Billion in Preparedness Grants Now Available

BOLDplanning, a division of Agility Recovery, recently learned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a funding notice for eight different types of fiscal year 2022 preparedness grants, totaling 1.6 billion. “The grant programs,” according to DHS, [...]

Drought and Wildfire Concerns Increase the Need for Preparedness

With over half the U.S. now experiencing drought conditions, the risk of wildfires is steadily on the rise. Accordingly, the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) predicts that May and June will be above average risk in the Southwest, Northern [...]

Hurricane Season is Here Again

It’s hard to believe that we are now just days away from the start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season. It officially kicks off June 1st and runs through November 30th. And the outlook isn’t so good. In fact, [...]

Changes are Coming to State and Local Mitigation Planning Guides

On April 19, 2022, FEMA updated its state and local mitigation planning policy guides to reflect “programmatic and administrative” regulatory changes. Such routine changes are made to “continually improve and better support stakeholders in meeting federal requirements when creating [...]