What is a hazard mitigation plan?
A hazard mitigation plan is a well-organized and well-documented evaluation of the hazards that a jurisdiction is susceptible to, and the extent to which these events will occur.

Hazard mitigation plans identify an area’s vulnerability to the effects of the natural hazards typically present in a certain area, as well as the goals, objectives, and actions required for minimizing future loss of life and property damage as a result of hazard events.

The primary purpose of mitigation planning is to systematically identify policies, actions, and tools that can be used to implement those actions.

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