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Posted on: September 29, 2018

Citizens Can Help with Updating Hazard Mitigation Plan

Hazard mitigation is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters, according to FEMA. It is most effective when implemented under a comprehensive, long-term mitigation plan. Governments engage in hazard mitigation planning to identify risks and vulnerabilities associated with natural disasters, and develop long-term strategies for protecting people and property from future hazard events. Mitigation plans are key to breaking the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction, and repeated damage.

Additionally, a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan is a condition for receiving certain types of non-emergency disaster assistance, including funding for mitigation projects. Ultimately, hazard mitigation planning enables action to reduce loss of life and property, lessening the impact of disasters.

A main component of updating the plan includes the identification of hazard areas and the results will aid in determining ideas to eForeseeing and planning for disasters is one of the most important functions of emergency management, which is why Queen Anne’s County is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. County citizens are invited to assist by sharing their views while taking a quick online survey.

Hazard mitigation is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters, according to FEMA. It is most effective when implemented under a comprehensive, long-term mitigation plan. Governments engage in hazard mitigation planning to identify risks and vulnerabilities associated with natural disasters, and develop long-term strategies for protecting people and property from future hazard events. Mitigation plans are key to breaking the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction, and repeated damage.

Additionally, a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan is a condition for receiving certain types of non-emergency disaster assistance, including funding for mitigation projects. Ultimately, hazard mitigation planning enables action to reduce loss of life and property, lessening the impact of disasters.

A main component of updating the plan includes the identification of hazard areas and the results will aid in determining ideas to eliminate and/or reduce the effects of hazardous events in our area.

Queen Anne’s County’s Department of Emergency Services is requesting your help and feedback by answering a few quick questions about potential hazards in your community. Please take the survey before October 26, by going to www.qacdes.com/
liminate and/or reduce the effects of hazardous events in our area.

Queen Anne’s County’s Department of Emergency Services is requesting your help and feedback by answering a few quick questions about potential hazards in your community. Please take the survey before October 26, by going to https://www.qac.org/1328/Hazard-Mitigation

Please take the survey before October 26
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