The purpose of this survey is to include and assess public and stakeholder input on hazards in their community as it relates to the Berkeley Morgan County Multijurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. The Plan is an update of the 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan, and will be sent to FEMA for approval with a 2022 adoption date. Public input is crucial in the planning process as it helps to guide regulatory body’s decision making as it pertains to hazard mitigation.

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* 1. Please select the jurisdiction you live in.

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* 2. Please enter your zip code.

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* 3. How long have you resided in the community?

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* 4. Please rate each of the following hazards on a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high) indicating the level of threat you feel each presents to your neighborhood?

  1 2 3 4 5
Dam/Levee Failure
Drought
Earthquake
Flooding
Hailstorm
Hazard Materials Release
Invasive Species
Hurricane/Tropical Storm/Nor’easter
Land Subsidence/Sinkholes
Landslides
Pandemic
Radon
Winter Storm
Cyber Terrorism
Civil Disturbance
Source Water Contamination
Opioid Addiction
Utility Interruption
Terrorism
Thunderstorms
Tornado
Transportation Accidents
Wildfire
Windstorm

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* 5. Think back to a recent hazard occurrence (any from question #4). How would you rate your community’s ability to handle the hazard event?

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* 6. During this event, did you receive information or warnings from your local public officials/emergency management officials?

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* 7. What is the most effective way for your community to alert/advise you during a hazard event?

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* 8. What are the most effective ways for you to receive information about how to make your home and neighborhood more hazard resistant?

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* 9. If you are a homeowner, do you have adequate basic homeowner’s insurance to cover the hazards that could impact your home?

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* 10. Do you know that most homeowner insurance policies do not cover flooding or minor subsidence (sinkholes)?

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* 11. If you live in a floodplain, do you carry flood insurance?

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* 12. Do you work in Berkeley or Morgan County?

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