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USA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 2018 state hazard mitigation plan

This Hazard Mitigation Plan was developed for the purpose of:

  • Identifying hazards present in the Commonwealth.
  • Determining the areas impacted by identified hazards that affect the lives and property of Pennsylvania citizens.
  • Assessing what has been and should be done to reduce or eliminate the impact of identified hazards on Pennsylvania citizens.
  • Developing and implementing a hazard mitigation action plan to make Pennsylvania citizens safer in the future.
  • Qualifying for pre-disaster and post-disaster grant funding.
  • Complying with state and federal legislative requirements related to state hazard mitigation planning.
  • Demonstrating a firm commitment to hazard mitigation principles and building capacity to improve and complete more mitigation projects.
  • Fostering collaboration and cooperation through a robust and ongoing planning process.
  • Improving community resiliency following a disaster event.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/63353

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