Hazard Mitigation

Manchester, NH 2018 source: Manchester InkLink
Manchester, NH 2018 source: Manchester InkLink

SNHPC works with its communities to create and update Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans. A Hazard Mitigation Plan is designed to reduce or eliminate risk to people and property from a natural hazards such as wildfires, earthquakes, hurricanes, winter storms, and flooding. The plan identifies the community's susceptibility and vulnerability to each hazard, essential facilities at risk, and proposes new strategies to potentially mitigate or reduce future damages. These plans are financed in part by FEMA through a grant from the New Hampshire Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (NHHSEM).

SNHPC has facilitated the development/update of Hazard Mitigation Plans for the following communities: