Oregon Silver Jackets
The Oregon Silver Jackets Team is a subcommittee to the State Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team.
Establish and strengthen intergovernmental partnerships at the state level as a catalyst in developing comprehensive and sustainable solutions to flood hazard challenges in Oregon.
Through an interagency team of State and Federal agencies, the Oregon Silver Jackets Team will:
- Facilitate strategic, integrated life-cycle mitigation actions to reduce the threat, vulnerability and consequences of flooding in the state of Oregon;
- Create or supplement a mechanism to collaboratively solve issues and implement or recommend solutions;
- Foster leveraging of available resources and information between agencies;
- Increase and improve flood risk communication and outreach,
- Promote wise stewardship of the taxpayers' investments,
- Develop a more comprehensive regional flood risk management strategy through participation in the Flood Mitigation Subcommittee to the State Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team, and
- Integrate mitigation into recovery actions.