Why Monitor and Review? The Planning team must continuously monitor and document the progress of the plan’s recommended actions. This documentation is essential for determining the progress made on the hazard mitigation initiatives.
Evaluation Procedures and Techniques (Part 1)
Evaluate the effectiveness of the planning process
Reconvene the planning team
Review your planning process – review key elements planning process
Evaluate the effectiveness of your actions
Review the goals and objectives of your plan.
Were the actions cost-effective? Did (or would) the project result in the reduction of potential losses?
Document actions that were
Evaluation Procedures and Techniques (Part 2)
Determine why the actions worked (or did not work)
Availability of resources;
The political or popular support for or against the action;
The availability of funds;
The workloads of the responsible parties;
The actual time necessary to implement the actions.
Keep the community updated and involved, and celebrate your successes
Plan Revision Procedures and Techniques (Part 1)
Revisit the risk assessment to account for :
Shifts in development
Areas affected by recent disasters
New studies or technologies
Plan Revision Procedures and Techniques (Part 2)
Revisit your capability assessment to account for :
Changes in community, state or federal laws, policies, plans or funding
Changes in socioeconomic fabric of the community
Other changing conditions
Plan Revision Procedures and Techniques (Part 3)
Analyze your findings and determine whether to revise your planning process or mitigation strategy:
Are the goals and objectives still applicable? Have any changes in the state or community made the goals and objectives obsolete or irrelevant?
Do the plan’s priorities correspond with state priorities?
Do existing actions need to be reprioritized for implementation?
Are actions appropriate for available resources?
Plan Revision Procedures and Techniques (Part 4)
Incorporate your findings into the plan
Include your most recent findings about the community, tribe or state, your hazards and vulnerabilities, as well as the applicable original actions of the plan, into a revised plan.
Update your description of the planning process to include the steps you took to revise the plan document and how you involved the public.
Update the implementation strategy to identify who will be responsible for the new or revised actions , the time frame, and funding sources.
The revised plan must be reviewed by all stakeholders in the community for its validity, and proceed through a formal adoption process as required by local and state laws.