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* 1. For which participating community are you responding?

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* 2. Which of the following best defines your role in the community?

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* 3. How concerned are you about the impacts of natural disasters in your community? 

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* 4. Have you been impacted by a natural disaster in your community?

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* 5. If you answered 'yes' to the previous questions, please indicate the type(s) of disasters and the frequency with which you have experienced them in your community

  Multiple times each year About once per year Every few years Once or a few times in my lifetime Never
Flooding
Winter Storm
Windstorm
Earthquake
Wildfire
Landslide
Hazardous Materials Accident
Disease
Power Outages
Drought
Acts of Violence 

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* 6. Please selected the top THREE (3) hazards you think are the GREATEST THREAT to your community, considering both frequency of occurrence and potential for severe damage

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* 7. Is your home or business located in a designated floodplain or flood zone?

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* 8. Do you currently have flood insurance?

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* 9. Have you taken actions to protect your home and/or business from impacts of hazards?

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* 10. Do you have project ideas for how to protect the community from the impacts of hazards?

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* 11. A number of community-wide activities can reduce risks from natural hazards. In general, these activities fall into one of the following four (4) general categories. Please tell us how important you think each one is for your community to consider pursuing.

  Very Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Structure and Infrastructure Projects - Construct “bricks & mortar” infrastructure and building improvements to eliminate or reduce hazard threats, or to mitigate the impacts of hazards. Examples include new culverts, storm-proof windows, etc.
Preparedness, Coordination and Response Actions - Ensure that a framework exists to facilitate and coordinate the administration and enforcement of planned activities. Integrate prevention/mitigation activities into all local community operations.
Education and Awareness Programs - Education and community outreach to raise awareness of overall or hazard-specific risk and generate support for individual or community-wide efforts to reduce risk. Examples include school programs, mailed info, etc
Local Plans and Regulations - Integrate mitigation into local bylaws, ordinances and regulations to protect vulnerable resources and reduce risk. Examples include development restrictions in flood zones, capital planning for mitigation projects, etc.

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