Thank you for taking this survey. If you have any questions in reference to the survey or the Jefferson County Drainage District 7 Hazard Mitigation Plan feel free to contact DD7 Offices at (409) 985-4369 or (409) 985-4086.

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* 1. Where do you live in Jefferson County?

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* 2. Which of the following hazard events have you or has anyone in your household experienced in the past 20 years within Jefferson County? (Check all that apply)

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* 3. How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Jefferson County?

  Not Concerned Somewhat Concerned Concerned Very Concerned Extremely Concerned
Dam Failure
Drought
Earthquake
Expansive Soils
Extreme Heat
Flood
Hail
Hurricane and/or Tropical Storm
Land Subsidence
Land Slide
Lightning
Thunderstorm
Tornado
Wildfire
Winter Storm

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* 4. Which of the following methods do you think are most effective for providing hazard and disaster information? (Check all that apply)

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* 5. Please Indicate how you feel about the following statement:
Information about the risks associated with natural hazards is readily available and easy to locate.

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* 6. Is your property located in or near a FEMA designated floodplain?

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* 7. Do you have flood insurance and have you ever had problems obtaining flood insurance?

  Yes No Not Sure
Do you have flood insurance?
Have you ever had problems obtaining flood insurance?

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* 8. Would you support the regulation of land use within known high flood hazard areas?

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* 9. Do you think the JCDD7 Hurricane flood protection Levee has improved flood protection in South Jefferson County?

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* 10. What types of projects do you believe the District, County, State or Federal government agencies should be doing in order to reduce damage and disruption from hazard events within Jefferson County? Please rank each option as a high, medium or low priority.

  High Priority Medium Priority Low Priority
Retrofit infrastructure such as roads, bridges, drainage facilities, levees, water supply, waste water and power supply facilities
Provide better public information about risk, and the exposure to hazards within the operational area
Perform projects that restore the natural environments capacity to absorb the impacts from natural hazards
Capital projects such as dams, levees, flood walls, drainage improvements and bank stabilization projects
Retrofit and strengthen essential facilities such as police, fire, schools and hospitals.
Assist vulnerable property owners with securing funding for mitigation
Strengthen codes and regulations to include higher regulatory standards in hazard areas.
Perform projects that mitigate the potential impacts from climate change
Acquire vulnerable properties and maintain as open space

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