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The purpose of this Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) is to fulfill local hazard mitigation
plan requirements. The HMP will identify hazards, institute community goals and objectives,
and select mitigation strategies/opportunities that are appropriate for Warren
County, Pennsylvania.The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), Section 322 requires that local governments

The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), Section 322 requires that local governments
(communities/counties), as a condition of receiving federal disaster mitigation
funds, have a mitigation plan that describes the process for identifying hazards, creating
a risk assessment and vulnerability analysis, identifying and prioritizing mitigation
strategies, and developing an implementation schedule for the county and each of the
municipalities.Congress authorized the establishment of a federal grant program to provide financial

Congress authorized the establishment of a federal grant program to provide financial
assistance to states and communities for flood mitigation planning and activities. The
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has designated this Flood Mitigation
Assistance (FMA).