State Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The 2013 California State Enhanced Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP) is a collaborative effort to identify, reduce, or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from natural or human-caused hazards. California faces daily risks from natural and man-made hazards that threaten life, property, and the environment. The 2013 SHMP is a proactive strategy for reducing disaster losses and building overall resilience. It protects California's economy and environment from preventable losses and helps bring funding to state and local hazard mitigation initiatives and projects. The plan assesses mitigation progress, creates benchmarks for future action, and provides a coordinating frame of reference for state-local mitigation actions. The multiple mitigation actions taken through regulations (new laws), information dissemination (digital mapping of hazard areas), structural actions, behavioral actions (the Great ShakeOut), and applied research (climate adaptation) combine to make California more resilient to impacts anticipated from natural and human-caused disasters.

​Purpose of the Plan

Picture of SHMP CoverThe State of California Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, represents the state’s primary hazard mitigation guidance document, and provides an updated and comprehensive description of California’s historical and current hazard analysis, mitigation strategies, goals and objectives. More importantly, the SHMP reflects the state’s commitment to reduce or eliminate potential risks and impacts of natural and human-caused disasters in keeping California’s families, homes and communities better prepared and more disaster resilient.

The State of California is required under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, to review and update its SHMP and resubmit for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approval at least once every 5 years to ensure the continued eligibility for certain types of Stafford Act and National Flood Insurance Reform Act funding.

FEMA approval of the 2010 SHMP enabled California to receive approximately $135.2 million in Public Assistance grant funding and $33.8 million in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding between January 2010 and December 2012. Without a FEMA-approved SHMP, California would not have received these funds. Continued eligibility of California’s SHMP as an “enhanced plan” allows the state to receive increased funding of up to 20% of the Stafford Act authorization in mitigation grant funds following a federally declared disaster.

For information regarding the 2018 State of California Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan contact:

Megan Walton
Hazard Mitigation Planning Division
916-845-8766
Megan.Walton@caloes.ca.gov

 

 

2013 SHMP Cover and Table of Contenthttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/000-SHMP 2013 Cover-TOC.pdf2013 SHMP Cover and Table of Content2013 SHMP 3/23/2015 4:56:55 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 1 - The Planning Processhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/002-SHMP 2013 Chapter 1.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 1 - The Planning Process2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:00:50 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 2 - State Goals and Objectiveshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/003-SHMP 2013 Chapter 2.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 2 - State Goals and Objectives2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:03 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 3 - State Mitigation Strategies and Actionshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/004-SHMP 2013 Chapter 3.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 3 - State Mitigation Strategies and Actions2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:28 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 4 - Risk Assessment Overviewhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/005-SHMP 2013 Chapter 4.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 4 - Risk Assessment Overview2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:50 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 5 - Earthquakes, Floods, and Wildfires: Risks and Mitigationhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/006-SHMP 2013 Chapter 5.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 5 - Earthquakes, Floods, and Wildfires: Risks and Mitigation2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:29:12 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 6 - Other Hazards: Risks And Mitigationhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/007-SHMP 2013 Chapter 6.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 6 - Other Hazards: Risks And Mitigation2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:34:18 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 7 - Enhanced Plan Criteria Achievementshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/008-SHMP 2013 Chapter 7.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 7 - Enhanced Plan Criteria Achievements2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:36:56 PM
2013 SHMP Annexes 1-6http://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/009-SHMP 2013 Annexes 1-6.pdf2013 SHMP Annexes 1-62013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:41:00 PM
2013 SHMP Appendices A-Khttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/010-SHMP 2013 Appendices A-K.pdf2013 SHMP Appendices A-K2013 SHMP3/20/2015 9:16:07 PM
2013 SHMP Appendices L-Yhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/011-SHMP 2013 Appendices L-Y.pdf2013 SHMP Appendices L-Y2013 SHMP3/20/2015 9:18:31 PM

 

 

2013 SHMP Chapter 1 - The Planning Processhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/002-SHMP 2013 Chapter 1.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 1 - The Planning Process2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:00:50 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 2 - State Goals and Objectiveshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/003-SHMP 2013 Chapter 2.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 2 - State Goals and Objectives2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:03 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 3 - State Mitigation Strategies and Actionshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/004-SHMP 2013 Chapter 3.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 3 - State Mitigation Strategies and Actions2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:28 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 4 - Risk Assessment Overviewhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/005-SHMP 2013 Chapter 4.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 4 - Risk Assessment Overview2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:28:50 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 5 - Earthquakes, Floods, and Wildfires: Risks and Mitigationhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/006-SHMP 2013 Chapter 5.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 5 - Earthquakes, Floods, and Wildfires: Risks and Mitigation2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:29:12 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 6 - Other Hazards: Risks And Mitigationhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/007-SHMP 2013 Chapter 6.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 6 - Other Hazards: Risks And Mitigation2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:34:18 PM
2013 SHMP Chapter 7 - Enhanced Plan Criteria Achievementshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/008-SHMP 2013 Chapter 7.pdf2013 SHMP Chapter 7 - Enhanced Plan Criteria Achievements2013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:36:56 PM
2013 SHMP Annexes 1-6http://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/009-SHMP 2013 Annexes 1-6.pdf2013 SHMP Annexes 1-62013 SHMP3/20/2015 8:41:00 PM
2013 SHMP Appendices A-Khttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/010-SHMP 2013 Appendices A-K.pdf2013 SHMP Appendices A-K2013 SHMP3/20/2015 9:16:07 PM
2013 SHMP Appendices L-Yhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/011-SHMP 2013 Appendices L-Y.pdf2013 SHMP Appendices L-Y2013 SHMP3/20/2015 9:18:31 PM
2013 SHMP Cover and Table of Contenthttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/000-SHMP 2013 Cover-TOC.pdf2013 SHMP Cover and Table of Content2013 SHMP 3/23/2015 4:56:55 PM
2017 April Meeting Agendahttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2017 01 April SMT Meeting Agenda.pdf2017 April Meeting AgendaApril 11, 2017 SHMT Meeting Hand Outs4/10/2017 7:03:23 PM
2018 SHMP Update Preparation Schedulehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2017 02 SHMP UPDATE Schedule.pdf2018 SHMP Update Preparation ScheduleApril 11, 2017 SHMT Meeting Hand Outs4/10/2017 7:09:49 PM
2018 SHMP Goals and Objectiveshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2017 03 SHMP Goals and Objectives.pdf2018 SHMP Goals and ObjectivesApril 11, 2017 SHMT Meeting Hand Outs4/10/2017 7:09:23 PM
2018 SHMP Proopsed Strategieshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2017 05 SHMP Strategies Discussion.pdf2018 SHMP Proopsed StrategiesApril 11, 2017 SHMT Meeting Hand Outs4/10/2017 7:15:04 PM
SHMT Agendahttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-01 SHMT mtg agenda 12-13-2016.pdfSHMT AgendaDecember 13, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC12/10/2016 2:54:57 AM
GIS TAWC Agendahttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-02 GIS TAWC mtg agenda 12-13-2016.pdfGIS TAWC AgendaDecember 13, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC12/10/2016 2:59:33 AM
2018 CA SHMP Project Kick-Offhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-01 2018 CA SHMP Project Kick-Off.pdf2018 CA SHMP Project Kick-OffDecember 13, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC Presentations2/9/2017 12:02:54 AM
427 Integrating Climate Hazards and Adaptation into Local Planninghttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-02 427 Integratiing Climate Hazards.pdf427 Integrating Climate Hazards and Adaptation into Local PlanningDecember 13, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC Presentations2/9/2017 12:05:43 AM
2018 CA SHMP Hazard Reviewhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-03 2018 SHMP Hazards Review.pdf2018 CA SHMP Hazard ReviewDecember 13, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC Presentations2/9/2017 12:08:25 AM
2013-SHMP Goals/Objectiveshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2013 01 SHMP_Goals Objectives for review.pdf2013-SHMP Goals/ObjectivesDecember 13, Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:41:58 AM
2013 SHMP Hazards for Reviewhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2013 02 SHMP_Hazards for review.pdf2013 SHMP Hazards for ReviewDecember 13, Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:42:35 AM
2018 SHMP Update Milestones Schedulehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2013 03 SHMP Update_Milestones Schedule_110116.pdf2018 SHMP Update Milestones ScheduleDecember 13, Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:49:03 AM
2013 SHMP Mapshttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/December 13, Meeting Hand Outs.pdf2013 SHMP MapsDecember 13, Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 4:05:33 AM
MyHazards Brochurehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/01-FINAL MyHazards 5-10-16 v1.pdfMyHazards BrochureMay 10, 2016 Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:03:14 AM
MyPlan Brochurehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/02-FINAL MyPlan 5-10-16 v1.pdfMyPlan BrochureMay 10, 2016 Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:03:54 AM
Civic Spark Brochurehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/03-16-17 State Agency Flyer.pdfCivic Spark BrochureMay 10, 2016 Meeting Hand Outs12/10/2016 3:06:23 AM
SHMT Agendahttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-01 SHMT mtg agenda_May 10 2016_FINAL.docxSHMT AgendaMay 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:49:03 PM
GIS TAWC Agendahttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-02 GIS-TAWC mtg agenda_May 10 2016_FINAL.pdfGIS TAWC AgendaMay 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:49:20 PM
OPR General Plan Guidelines and Climate Updatehttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-03 OPR State General Plan Guidelines and Climate Update_MMcCormick.pdfOPR General Plan Guidelines and Climate UpdateMay 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:49:39 PM
Local Government Commission Civic Spark-Water Corp.http://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-04 Local Government Commission CivicSpark-WaterCorps_KWraith.pdfLocal Government Commission Civic Spark-Water Corp.May 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:49:54 PM
Federal and State Guidance Update Part 1http://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-05 Federal and State Guidance Update_Part 1 DConn.pdfFederal and State Guidance Update Part 1May 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:50:12 PM
Federal and State Guidance Update Part 2http://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-06 Federal and State Guidance Update_Part 2 KTopping.pdfFederal and State Guidance Update Part 2May 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:50:26 PM
SHMP Project Way Forwardhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2016-07 SHMP Project Way Forward_MWalton.pdfSHMP Project Way ForwardMay 10, 2016 SHMT/GIS TAWC5/18/2016 11:51:45 PM
2013 SHMP Correction and Update Information Formhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/2013 SHMP Document Update Information.pdf2013 SHMP Correction and Update Information FormSHMP REPORT FORMS12/12/2016 9:17:44 PM
Hazard Mitigation Progress Reporting Formhttp://www.caloes.ca.gov/HazardMitigationSite/Documents/Hazard Mitigation Progress Reporting Form.pdfHazard Mitigation Progress Reporting FormSHMP REPORT FORMS12/12/2016 9:15:00 PM

 

 

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