1. Introduction

 
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Dutchess County Residents,

A community planning committee, along with the support of county, regional and state agencies and stakeholders, has recently been formed to address natural disasters that may occur in Dutchess County and develop strategies to mitigate against losses. In order to identify and plan for future natural disasters, we need assistance from the citizens of Dutchess County.

This questionnaire is designed to help us gauge the level of knowledge local citizens already have about natural disaster issues. Our questionnaire also asks for information you may have about areas vulnerable to any type of natural disaster. The information you provide will help us coordinate activities to reduce the risk of injury or property damage in the future.

You will be asked if your home is located in a floodplain. If you do not know, or are not sure, you may check the following websites:

Dutchess County Parcel Access Website:
http://geoaccess.co.dutchess.ny.us/parcelaccess/parcelaccess_map.htm

FEMA NFIP Website:
https://www.floodsmart.gov


Google Earth users can install the FEMA NFIP flood delineations by going to:

https://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/wps/portal/NFHLWMSkmzdownload

You can also view paper copies of the NFIP Flood Insurance Rate Maps at your Municipal Hall.

Please visit the Dutchess County Hazard Mitigation Plan website for further information on this project and additional resources at: http://dutchessmitigation.net

This survey consists of 22 questions and will take less than 15 minutes to complete.

The Dutchess County Hazard Mitigation Plan Steering Committee thanks you for taking the time to participate in this information-gathering process.

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