May 28, 2023

Mitigation Actions Development Public Outreach Meeting, 2/6

The University of Mary Washington is currently updating its 2008 Hazard Mitigation Plan in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). By being a disaster resistant university and completing a mitigation plan update, the university will be eligible for post-disaster reimbursement through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

The 2013 draft Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment chapter, as well as the University Profile, and Capability Assessment chapters are available for your review in the Emergency Management and Safety Office located in Brent Hall.  Please send any and all comments to Ruth Lovelace, Director of Emergency Management and Safety, by Friday, Feb. 1 at

Per FEMA requirements governing mitigation plan development, the Emergency Management and Safety Office will be hosting a Mitigation Actions Development public outreach meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. to noon in the conference room located in Brent Hall.  The actions developed at this meeting will be based on the information presented in these draft sections.  Please join us as we develop new mitigation actions for the 2013 University of Mary Washington Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.