What thoughts do people have about Hazard Identification Risk Assessments (HIRAs) being a part of planning versus mitigation? I think the first "discussion topic" listed in this thread should probably be somewhere else in the National Preparedness Report.
National Preparedness Report: Mitigating Risks in Communities
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Mitigating Risks in Communities
- Best practices as to how your community or professional organization assesses the risks of potential disasters.
- Ways local/tribal communities or professional organizations can interact with government officials to reduce the impact of disasters.