April - December 2021

The Town of Pembroke is updating its 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Hazard Mitigation Committee seeks your opinions regarding severe weather events, hazard events and mitigation of these hazards in Pembroke. Your responses help make our community more resilient to a disaster. Individual responses will be kept anonymous and will be compiled for the Hazard Mitigation Plan's data collection to help direct priorities.

This survey may remain open throughout the entire planning process, so feel free to enter your response anytime. Only one survey per household, please.

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* 1. On which primary road do you live, work and/or travel in or through Pembroke?
(This will help us understand where you have experienced severe weather or other hazard events.)

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* 2. How concerned are you about the following natural hazards, severe weather events, or human/technological hazards impacting Pembroke?

  Extremely Concerned Very Concerned Moderately Concerned Slightly Concerned Not Concerned At All
DAM FAILURE
Water Overtop, Breach, Beaver, etc.
DROUGHT
EARTHQUAKE
EXTREME TEMPERATURES
Excessive Heat, Heat Wave, or Cold, Wind Chill, etc
HIGH WIND EVENTS
Wind, Thunderstorms, Hail, Downbursts, Tornadoes, Debris, etc
INLAND FLOODING
Rains, Snow Melt, Flash Floods, etc
LANDSLIDE
Soil, Rockslide, Excavation Areas, etc
LIGHTNING
PUBLIC HEALTH
Infectious Diseases, Air & Water Quality, Biological, Addiction, Arboviral, Tick-borne, etc
RIVER HAZARDS
Ice Jams, Scouring, Erosion, Channel Movement, Debris, etc
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
Snow, Ice, Blizzard, etc
SOLAR STORMS AND SPACE WEATHER
Solar Winds, Geomagnetic Storms (Aurora Borealis), Solar Radiation, Radio Blackout, etc
TROPICAL AND POST-TROPICAL CYCLONES
Hurricanes, Tropical Storms, Tree Debris
WILDFIRE
Brushfire, Outdoor Fires, Accidental, etc
AGING INFRASTRUCTURE
Bridges, Culverts, Roads, Pipes, Underground Lines, Debris, etc
FIRE
Vehicle, Structure, Arson, Conflagration, etc
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Haz Mat Spills, Brownfields, Trucking, etc
LONG TERM UTILITY OUTAGE
Power, Water, Sewer, Gas, Internet, Communications, Live Wire Danger, etc
TRANSPORTATION CRASH
Vehicle, Airplane, Helicopter, Rail, Interstate, Pedestrian, Bicycle, etc
MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT
As a result of any hazard event
TERRORISM/ VIOLENCE
Active Shooter, Hostage, Public Harm, Civil Disturbance/ Unrest, Politically Motivated Attacks, Incendiary Devices, Sabotage, Vandalism, etc
CYBER EVENT
Municipal Computer Systems Attack, Website Overtake, Cloud Data Breach, Telephone Rerouting, Identity Theft, Phishing, Ransomware, Virus, Phone Scams, etc

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* 3. Natural hazards can have a significant impact on a community but planning for or mitigating these events can help lessen the impacts. Planning may require Town funds as well as federal funds in addition to Town staff support and volunteer support.

Please indicate how important you believe these mitigation planning priorities are for Pembroke:

  Extremely Important Very Important Moderately Important Slightly Important Not Important At All
PROTECTING PRIVATE PROPERTY.
Such as hazard mitigation training & workshops for owners, assisting with funding sources for improvements, helping owners through the regulation process, encouraging improvements to buildings, roads and private culverts.
PROTECTING TOWN FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS. 
Such as Town Hall, Public Works Dept, Police Dept, Fire & Rescue Safety Center, Transfer Station, Water & Wastewater Depts, Tri-Town Ambulance services, etc. Also the public Schools. 
LIMITING DEVELOPMENT IN HAZARD AREAS. 
Such as floodplains, wetlands, steep slopes, etc.
PROTECTING HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL LANDMARKS. 
Such as Old Schoolhouses, cemeteries, Town Hall building, markers, etc.
ENHANCING THE FUNCTIONS OF NATURAL FEATURES like brooks, wetlands, and Merrimack River, Suncook River, Soucook River, Class VI Range Roads, and conservation lands. 
Such as making sure Town culverts are sized properly, limiting erosion, obtaining waterfront land, supporting trails and careful recreational uses.
PROTECTING AND REDUCING DAMAGE TO UTILITIES. 
Such as electrical lines, fiber optic, satellite, cellular service, cable internet.
STRENGTHENING EMERGENCY SERVICES. 
Such as Police, Fire, Ambulance, Public Works.
IMPROVING THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK. 
Such as spending time and money on roads, culverts, drainage, clearing debris after storms.
PROMOTING COOPERATION AND SHARED EDUCATION among public agencies, citizens, non-profit organizations, schools, and businesses. 
Such as for specific projects, hazard mitigation plan, emergency operations and response.
OTHER (specify below)

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* 4. Can you describe any hazard events or severe weather events you experienced in Pembroke? If yes, please provide brief comments on up to 2 events by describing what happened (What), the location- road, etc. (Where), the approximate month and year of the occurrence (When), and how bad the event was on a Scale of 1 [Not Bad] to 5 [Extremely Bad] .

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* 5. In your household, has anyone completed any of the following preparedness or mitigation activities? Check all that apply.

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* 6. What are the best ways for you to receive information about disasters and severe weather events in Pembroke? Please check your TOP 4:

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* 7. Please feel free to provide any other information related to severe weather, disasters, and hazard mitigation in Pembroke in the space below.

Thank you for completing the survey! Keep an eye out for Hazard Mitigation Committee meetings on the Town Calendar at www.pembroke-nh.com. You can also contact David Jodoin, Town Administrator at 485-4747 x202 or djodoin@pembroke-nh.com for more information.
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