Community Hazard Survey

 
 Is your home or office vulnerable to damage from flood, tornado or power outage?  Do you want to recover quickly from disasters and prevent future damage from these and other hazards? 

Summit County needs your help to evaluate natural, technological and human caused hazards in our area.  We are currently updating our Hazard Prevention Plan and we would appreciate your input.  We hope that this update to our current plan will help us identify areas where action is needed.  The plan helps Summit County qualify for federal assistance to address our hazards and help our community be better prepared. 

We know you are busy and respectfully request a few moments of your time to respond to this 26 question survey.  The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete and is anonymous, unless you decide to provide contact information at the end. When you have finished the survey, please click "Done" on the final page. 

The Summit County Emergency Management Executive Committee thanks you for taking the time to participate in this information-gathering process.
 
How concerned are you about the following natural, technological or human made hazards in Summit County?  Please use the following descriptions to rank the severity of each hazard. 

Low - treatable first aid injury, complete shutdown of facilities and critical services for more than 24 hours, no more than 1 percent of property located in the affected area is severely damaged.

Somewhat - injury or illness not resulting in disability, complete shutdown of facilities and critical services for more than one week, more than 10 percent of the property located in the affected area is severely damaged.

Moderate - permanent disability, severe injury or illness, complete shutdown of facilities and critical services for more than 2 weeks, more than 25 percent of the property located in the affected area is severely damaged.

High - death or fatal injury, complete shutdown of facilities and critical services for more than one month, more than 50 percent of the property located in affected area is severely damaged.

* 1. Flood/Dam Failure

* 2. Winter Storms

* 3. Tornados

* 4. Severe Storms

* 5. Drought

* 6. Landslides/Subsidence

* 7. Infectious Disease

* 8. Water Contamination

* 9. Hazardous Materials 

* 10. Transportation Incidence

* 11. Cyber Attack

* 12. Civil Disturbance/Terrorism

* 13. Utility/Energy Interruption

* 14. Extreme Heat

* 15. Please specify other hazards and rank them.

* 16. Do you own your home?

* 17. Where do you work (zip code)

* 18. Where do you live? (zip code)

* 19. Have you been impacted by a disaster in Summit County? What kind of Disasters? What was the date or dates? IF NO SKIP TO 23

* 20. Did this event prevent the use of your residence or office?  How long?

* 21. Did you or other family or co-workers sustain injuries?

* 22. Did you Sustain finacial loss?

* 23. In your opinion, what hazards should be a high priority for Summit County to spend resources to eliminate or reduce the impact of a hazard before it occurs?  Rank 1 as most important all the way down the list.

* 24. What are the most effective ways for you to receive information about disaster preparedness? (Check all that apply.)

* 25. How can Summit County help you to prepare for disasters?

* 26. If you have additional information you would like to share about your knowledge and experience regarding local hazards, we invite you to provide your information on this page.  Your comments are greatly appreciated.

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