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Hazard Mitigation

County-Wide Hazard Mitigation Plan

To view the County-Wide Hazard Mitigation Plan visit https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/Emergency-Response/Hazard-Mitigation-Plan.htm

A collective Mitigation Action of the Northern and Eastern Dutchess County Communities collaboration was to develop and disseminate information about natural hazard disaster preparedness for residents.  This website, developed in cooperation with the Dutchess County Soil and Water Conservation District, provides information and resources to help residents take steps to safeguard themselves and their properties from damage caused by natural hazards.

 Natural Hazard Preparedness

The County-Wide Hazard Mitigation Plan identified these natural hazards determined to be ones that residents should be prepared for:

  • Dam Failure
  • Drought
  • Earthquake
  • Extreme Temperatures (Cold/Heat)
  • Extreme Wind
  • Flood
  • Hurricane and Tropical Storm
  • Ice Jams
  • Lightening
  • Nor’easter
  • Tornado
  • Winter Storm
  • Wildfire