mitigation is an action that is taken to
reduce or to eliminate the risk to human
life and property from hazards, either
from nature or man-made.
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of Selma is dedicated to assessing
hazards in the city and taking steps to
reduce any loss due to those hazards.
City of Selma is participating in the
Fresno County Multi-Hazard Mitigation
Plan. Selma is planning on having
an annex in the County plan that will
directly address hazard mitigation in
Selma. By having an approved annex
in the Fresno County Multi-Hazard
Mitigation Plan, the City of Selma will
be eligible for certain disaster
assistance and funding from FEMA
(Federal Emergency Management Agency)
after a disaster.