Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

State of Vermont Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Targeted Strengthening of Municipal Hazard Mitigation Planning

Tags: Infrastructure, Research, Sustainable Infrastructure

Client Name:, State of Vermont

Client Type: For-profit, State Agency

Year: 2012, 2013

Location: Vermont

Under the direction of Peg Elmer of, Yellow Wood engaged in targeted strengthening of municipal hazard mitigation planning in the state of Vermont. Yellow Wood assisted in guiding and augmenting national research related to community hazard mitigation planning and resilience, identifying Vermont-centric characteristics, providing a critical review of a Vermont community hazard mitigation checklist, building a community resource guide, reviewing draft municipal plans, engaging with advisors, and training trainers in use of the checklist and community resources.