Discuss the current federal grant programs available for disaster mitigation, response, or resiliency.

Discuss the current federal grant programs available for disaster mitigation, response, or resiliency. Include issues such as sequestration and budgetary constraints.

Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided to you in order to support your response. Your initial post should be at least 500 words. APA Style with annotations and references

Textbook:

Islam & Ryan. (2015). Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management. In addition, this course has peer reviewed journal articles, government documents. The reading materials are available in the Lessons Link under Required Reading and Resources.

Government Documents and Websites:

FEMA (1999). FEMA Hazard Mitigation Desk Reference. Sections 1-7. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1447-20490-9693/fema_345.pdf

FEMA (n.d.). National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1539-20490-9157/nfip_sg_full.pdf

FEMA (2015). What Is The Write Your Own Program? Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/what-write-your-own-program

FEMA (2016). Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program.Retrieved from https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-grant-program