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Local Mitigation Strategy

A Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) is a plan developed by the county to reduce and or eliminate the risks associated with natural and man-made hazards. These plans must be in accordance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000). DMA 2000 is a mechanism for collaboration between state and local entities that encourages pre-disaster planning, recognizes need for mitigation, and designates funding for projects through Federal grant opportunities. The Florida Division of Emergency Management Mitigation Planning Unit assists counties in the update and review process of the LMS. They serve as a resource for technical advice, knowledge of funding sources, and general information regarding hazard mitigation.

View DeSoto County's Local Mitigation Strategy

Contacts

Thomas Moran
Emergency Management Director
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Ph:   863-993-4831
Fax:  863-993-4840

Emergency Operations Center
2200 NE Roan St | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Vicky Jackson
Emergency Management Specialist/Special Needs Coordinator
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Ph:   863-993-4831

Emergency Operations Center
2200 NE Roan St | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Department News

Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Workgroup Meeting Scheduled
The next Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group Meeting will take place on Tuesday September...  read more

Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group Meeting Scheduled
The next Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group Meeting will take place on Tuesday July 31,...  read more

Local Mitigation Strategy Working Group Meeting
The next Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group Meeting will be held at the DeSoto County...  read more

The Local Mitigation Strategy Working Group Meeting (LMS)
The Local Mitigation Strategy Working Group Meeting (LMS) will be held at the DeSoto County...  read more

Hurricane Seminar - Thursday June 1, 2017
Please join us for this year's annual Hurricane Seminar and Community Services Expo being held at...  read more

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