Massachusetts Integrated State Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Plan

September 2018 Plan Now Available

The State Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Plan (SHMCAP) for the Commonwealth was adopted on September 17, 2018, in fulfillment of Governor Baker’s Executive Order 569 on climate changeThis plan, the first of its kind to comprehensively integrate climate change impacts and adaptation strategies with hazard mitigation planning also complies with current federal requirements for state hazard mitigation plans and maintains the Commonwealth’s eligibility for federal disaster recovery and hazard mitigation funding under the Stafford Act. The plan will next be submitted to FEMA for approval. Read more about the Plan's development here.

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