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Final review of Blaine County's 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan runs through August 10


July 25, 2018

Daphne Digrindakis, Planner with Tetra Tech, is shown holding a copy of Blaine County's 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) after presenting the 2018 changes to the plan. The plan required by FEMA is a hazard and vulnerability assessment of potential calamities that could occur in the county and shows the potential economic and human losses that could follow. Until August 10 changes can be suggested for the draft plan, then a final plan will be prepared and submitted for various approvals.

The final draft of Blaine County's 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) was presented at the courthouse to about 30 local government officeholders, representative from state and federal agencies and interested citizens. The 150-page draft is the result of nearly a year's work to assess potential hazards in the county, list the possible economic and human losses should certain calamities occur and provide ways to reduce the severity of these calamities. Having a plan helps ensure vulnerabilities in the county are identified and the appropriate mitigation projects are a part of the MHMP....

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