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In 2015, the City of Holyoke completed a Hazards Mitigations Plan in collaboration with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. Mitigation as defined by The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters. 

This 97-page document is a proactive process of pre-disaster planning to emphasize action that can be taken before a natural disaster occurs. The planning process is as important as the plan itself. This process includes hazard identification and risk assessment leading to the development of a comprehensive mitigation strategy. Download the PDF and learn more…


Posted on December 8, 2015 by