Advisory Committee


The North Carolina Geospatial and Technology Management Office (GTM) in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established an advisory committee to provide strategic input, feedback and recommendations to the GTM as it develops, prototypes, and demonstrates an approach to enhance and integrate multi-hazard identification, risk assessment, communication, and mitigation planning.  The committee consists of representatives from federal and state agencies, local governments, universities, and the private sector, each an expert in some aspect of natural hazard risk management.

Specifically, GTM has formed the advisory committee to:

1) Coordinate with a large number of agencies and organizations that are involved with and stakeholders in natural hazard, vulnerable systems, risk analysis, and hazard mitigation planning to assist in identifying best available datasets and relevant research and

2) Obtain input and feedback on the State’s approach for enhancing multi-hazard risk assessments that integrate with and improve upon the hazard mitigation planning process to reduce losses of life and property.

The advisory committee is comprised of representatives from each of the following:

  • State of North Carolina;
  • North Carolina Geodetic Survey;
  • North Carolina Sea Grant;
  • Durham County, North Carolina;
  • Mecklenburg County, North Carolina;
  • Pitt County, North Carolina;
  • FEMA Headquarters and Region IV;
  • Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service (FPS);
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Service Center (CSC);
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE);
  • State of California;
  • State of Florida;
  • Center for the Study of Natural Hazards and Disasters at University of North Carolina;
  • Johns Hopkins University;
  • Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI);
  • University of Maryland;
  • Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM); and
  • Anchor Point Fire Management

Please download the PDF document provided below for the NC IHRM Advisory Committee Plan.


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NORTH CAROLINA INTEGRATED HAZARD RISK MANAGEMENT Advisory Committee Plan  119k v. 4 Feb 23, 2009, 11:49 AM Mohan Rajasekar
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