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Hagerty Mention: The Washington Post

As hurricane season looms, Biden doubles funding to prepare for extreme weather

On Monday, May 24, the Biden Administration announced that they’ll be seeking to increase the amount of pre-disaster mitigation funding available to communities nationwide via FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program.

BRIC is a competitive, pre-disaster mitigation grant program designed to strengthen our nation’s infrastructure, and make our communities more resilient against the impacts of disasters, through high impact, large scale, public-private, and sustainable projects.

Today, Hagerty’s Executive Chairman and former FEMA Administrator, Brock Long, who strongly advocated for greater investments in pre-disaster mitigation during his tenure, discussed the Administration’s announcement with The Washington Post.

You can read the full story here.