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Hazard Mitigation Planning

2011 Hazard Mitigation Plan

Organizational Outline | Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1   Hazard Mitigation Planning
1.2   History of Hazard Mitigation Planning in the United States
1.3   Hazard Mitigation Planning and the Commonwealth of Virginia
1.4   Virginia’s New River Valley Hazard Mitigation History
1.5   Hazard Mitigation: Links to Sustainability
1.6   New River Valley Hazard Mitigation Plan-2010

Chapter 2. Community Profile

2.1   Natural Features
2.2   General History
2.3   Population and Economy
2.4   Housing
2.5   Critical Infrastructure
2.6   Future Growth Areas

Chapter 3. Planning Process

3.1   Planning Team
3.2   Planning Process
3.3   Plan Participation
3.4   Plan Update
3.5   Public Involvement

Chapter 4. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

4.1   Introduction
4.2   Overview of Assessments
4.3   Drought
4.4   Geologic Hazards: Landslides, Rockfall, Karst, and Earthquakes
4.5   Flooding: Riverine, Flash Flooding and Dam Inundation
4.6   Severe Weather: Severe Winter Weather, High Winds, and Tornados
4.7   Wildfire
4.8   Human-Caused Hazards

Chapter 5. Mitigation Strategy

5.1   Mitigation Goals and Objectives
5.2   Implementation Projects
5.3   Capabilities Assessment

Chapter 6. Community Summaries

6.1   Floyd County
6.2   Giles County
6.3   Montgomery County
6.4   Town of Blacksburg
6.5   Town of Christiansburg
6.6   Pulaski County
6.7   Town of Pulaski
6.8   City of Radford

Chapter 7. Plan Maintenance

7.1   Plan Adoption
7.2   Plan Implementation
7.3   Plan Maintenance

Appendices 1 – 5

Appendix 4 – All Mitigation Projects