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Monday, December 28, 2015

Hazard Mitigation Plan for River Falls, WI



    Executive Summary

Disaster response and recovery cost the state of Wisconsin millions of dollars each year.  By utilizing hazard mitigation activities which would help to lessen the impact that these hazards have and thereby reduce costs.  Hazard mitigation would also have a positive impact on the community as a whole; allowing the community to be better prepared to respond and recover in the face of a disaster.  The purpose of this plan is to identify Wisconsin's major hazards, complete a risk assessment and vulnerability of area for the potential for each type of hazard, and ultimately recommend any actions deemed necessary to mitigate the occurrences of such hazards (Wisconsin Emergency Management, October 2011).