Silver Jackets: Many Partners, One team


Many Partners, One Team


2012 Silver Jackets Team of the Year: Kansas Silver Jackets

The 2012 Silver Jackets Team of the Year award was awarded to the Kansas Hazard Mitigation Team. As a team, they

  • Implemented FEMA’s RiskMAP program
  • Reviewed and revised the state Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • Reviewed local mitigation and flood management plans
  • Promoted the Community Rating System throughout the state

In addition, the team is completing a Silver Jackets Pilot project to enable a community to provide predictive flood modeling and forecasting while integrating the various agency missions.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports state-led Silver Jackets Teams through its Flood Risk Management Program.