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Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Assessment


This Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Assessment (HIVA) describes known natural and technological (human-made) hazards that could potentially impact the lives, economy, environment, and property of residents of Jefferson County. It provides a foundation for further planning to ensure that County leadership, agencies, and citizens are aware and prepared to meet the effects of disasters and emergencies.

Primary Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Disability, Vulnerable Populations


25,000 - 49,999

Institutional Author:

Jefferson County Department of Emergency Managment





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