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Agency:

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource:

(FEMA) Rehabilitation of High Hazard Potential Dams (HHPD) Grant Program

Overview:

The Rehabilitation of High Hazard Potential Dams (HHPD) Grant Program provides technical, planning, design and construction assistance in the form of grants for rehabilitation of eligible high hazard potential dams. Eligible applicants must be non-federal sponsors, which include non-federal governments and non-profit organizations. Eligible non-federal dams are:

  • Located in a state or territory with state or territorial dam safety program;
  • Classified as ‘high hazard potential’ by dam safety agency in state or territory where dam is located;
  • Has an emergency action plan approved by state or territorial dam safety agency; and
  • State or territory in which dam is located determines either of these criteria – dam fails to meet minimum dam safety standards of state or territory; and dam poses an unacceptable risk to public

Funding Information:

  • Federal appropriation funding

Resource Website(s):

https://www.fema.gov/emergency-managers/risk-management/dam-safety

Keywords:

State Government, Reducing Flood Risk (Mitigation), Financial Assistance

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