Planning & Mitigation

Overview

The purpose of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency’s Planning and Mitigation Section is to facilitate long-range planning activities that result in the development of comprehensive strategies to safeguard the public and property. This Section is responsible for the administration of the National Flood Insurance Program, statewide emergency planning, including the ongoing enhancement of Rhode Island’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and the coordination of local and state plans, utilizing an all-hazards approach.

The Planning and Mitigation Section also focuses on current topics in emergency management, such as improving the State's resiliency to climate change and for future disasters through adaptation and mitigation programs.