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Storm Smart Cities: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

This Storm Smart Cities Guide examines how communities can integrate green infrastructure into their Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.  It provides a case study of green infrastructure integration efforts in the City of Huntington, West Virginia and the West Virginia Region 2 Planning and Development Area. 

The purpose of this guide is to:

  • Provide an overview of Local Hazard Mitigation Planning;  
  • Capture an approach used to establish a planning team;
  • Identify lessons learned and important considerations for other communities interested in pursuing this approach; and
  • Provides a crosswalk between the steps in Local Hazard Mitigation Planning, considerations for integrating green infrastructure, and examples from the Huntington, West Virginia Case Study.
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