Public Questionnaire

Knox County, Tennessee; the City of Knoxville; and the Town of Farragut are beginning the process to update the Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan to better protect the people and property of the communities from the effects of natural hazard events. 

The Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard  Mitigation Plan will be the result of a planning process which identifies policies and actions that can be implemented over the long term to reduce the risk and future losses resulting from hazard events.  In addition, a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan is a condition for the communities to receive certain types of non-emergency disaster assistance, including funding for mitigation projects. 

It is important for citizens to become involved in mitigation planning in their community.  We request your participation in this short 10-question survey to gather your input on the types of hazards that are your priority concern, as well as your opinion on ways to prevent or lessen the impacts of hazards.    

Thank you for your participation! 

* 2. Have you ever experienced or been impacted by a disaster?

* 3. How concerned are you about the possibility of being impacted by a disaster?

* 4. What natural hazards do you feel pose a threat to you?  Please check all that apply:

* 5. Is there another hazard, not listed above, that you think is a threat to you?  Please explain:

* 6. What types of mitigation actions do you think should have the highest priority?

* 7. Are there other mitigation actions Knox County, the City of Knoxville, and the Town of Farragut should consider for reducing future losses caused by natural hazards?  Please explain:

* 8. How prepared do you feel for a hazard event?

* 9. What is the best way for you to receive information about hazard events?  Please check all that apply:

* 10. If you would like to receive additional information on the hazard mitigation planning process, please provide your contact information: