Rockland County Hazard Mitigation Plan
Welcome to the Rockland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) Website. This website provides project updates, resources, and links to hazard mitigation in support of the County’s HMP.
The goal of the project is to save lives and property through the reduction of hazard vulnerability for the entire county. During the course of this planning project, county and local leaders and the community will work in tandem to identify risks, assess capabilities, and formulate a strategy to reduce disaster vulnerability.
The 2018 Rockland County HMP Update was approved by FEMA on June 8, 2018. The final plan can be viewed here.
Flood Mitigation & Resilience Reports – UPDATE
There are four flood mitigation and resilience report studies available for Rockland County: Hackensack River, Mahwah River, Minisceongo Creek, and Sparkill Creek. These analyses were conducted as part of the Resilient New York Program, an initiative of the New York … Continued
Flood Mitigation & Resilience Report – Minisceongo Creek
This analysis of Minisceongo Creek was conducted as part of the Resilient New York Program, an initiative of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The report provides an overview of the Minisceongo Creek watercourse and watershed, summarizes flood … Continued
Klein Avenue Levee in Clarkstown
The Town of Clarkstown broke ground on a $6.3 million project to alleviate flooding in the community. The Town received a grant through FEMA to complete the project. The Klein Avenue Levee Improvement Project is expected to take 12 months … Continued