ISC was selected by the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency to provide technical consulting services for the update of the county's hazard mitigation plan. The county will be utilizing ISC's Odysseus system to enhance the current plan and assist with future updates. Franklin will also be utilizing ISC's UAV drone services to to analyze hazard risks and assess hazard mitigation alternatives.
In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated the State of Texas becoming the costliest hurricane to date with an estimated $200 billion in damages. ISC's disaster recovery experts have mobilized to Texas to support local communities, utilities, and other vital critical infrastructure sector assets across eastern Texas and the greater Houston area. ISC provide will provide technical assistance in assessing damages and the delivery of Federal disaster assistance programs, to include FEMA Public Assistance. ISC is proud to be able to help those communities in need.
ISC was awarded a contract with Hamilton County, Ohio Emergency Management Agency to provide technical services in the update and enhancement of the county's Hazard Mitigation Plan. Hamilton County has decided to utilize ISC's Odysseus system to assist in the update and maintenance of the plan.
Over the past year, the ISC team has been working with the Seminole Tribe of Florida (STOF) to update their Hazard Mitigation Plan, and is pleased to announce that the plan has been approved by FEMA on its initial submission. The STOF Mitigation Plan is the first state-level tribal plan under the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. We are proud of STOF's commitment to mitigation planning, our continued relationship with STOF, and the opportunity to contribute to another national best practice.
Waukesha, Wisconsin developed their hazard mitigation plan in 2010. Five years later, ISC is working with county emergency managers to not only update the hazard mitigation plan in accordance with state and federal standards, but to enhance its mitigation program and ease of future updates with ISC’s ODYSSEUS technologies.
The counties of Valley, Roosevelt, Daniels and Sheridan have selected ISC to develop their hazard mitigation plans. Taking a regional approach to hazard mitigation planning provides an opportunity to develop mitigation strategies that benefit the region, project efficiency, and an opportunity to leverage post-disaster funding.