Thank you for participating in this survey about public perceptions and opinions regarding natural hazards in Hays County. In addition, we would like information regarding the methods and techniques you prefer for reducing the risks and losses associated with these hazards. The questionnaire should be completed by an adult, preferably the head of the household. The information you provide will be used to help improve public/private coordination, mitigation, and risk reduction efforts in Hays County. The survey should take less than 30 minutes to complete.

This is a public opinion survey, the results of which will inform local natural hazard mitigation planning in Hays County. Your returned, completed survey indicates your willingness to take part in the study. Participation in this study is voluntary. The survey is not intended to contribute to “generalizable knowledge” and none of the information you provide will be attributed to you directly.

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