OFFICIAL KIDS SAFE INTERNET ZONE URL: http://kids.usa.gov/ - IDEA: PROMOTE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF OUR CHILDREN'S VALUES WITH AN ONLINE INTERNET SAFETY ZONE FOR KIDS TO LEARN PREPAREDNESS AND MORE. - SUBJECT: (KIDS.GOV) Introduction to “kids.gov,” a U.S. government website (endorsed by the FBI) that is specifically designed for kids to be able to interact with the internet in a safe environment. - PURPOSE: (PROMOTE YOUTH ...more »
Topic 6: Leverage Risk Reduction Resources and Maximize Opportunities
Administrator’s Intent Statement: And where we can act directly, we will leverage our mitigation and insurance programs to maximize opportunities to further reduce the Nation’s current and future exposure to disaster risk.
Share your thoughts on any of the following items:
- Distributing limited governmental resources more effectively (considering lower cost, medium impact mitigation solutions as well as high impact, higher cost solutions);
- Maximizing buy-in/private contributions and actions.
A combination of requirements and incentives should be used to incentivize flood risk reduction mitigation strategies to be employed. Some minimum requirements such as creating a hazard mitigation planning process that is transparent and involves a broad array of interests (safety, transportation, electricity systems, local officials, environmental experts) should be required. The plan should be required to address ...more »