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  • 1. Factors in Assessing Risk Mitigation Actions
    • Impact reducing the identified risks and vulnerabilities in the community
    • Probability that each action will be implemented
    • Funding and leveraging of resources necessary to implement each options
  • 2. Categories of Risk Mitigation Options
    • Prevention
    • Property Protection
    • Public Awareness and Education
    • Natural Resource Protection
    • Emergency Services
    • Structural Projects
  • 3. Factors in Assessing Risk Reduction
    • Reduced number of deaths and injuries
    • Reduced property damage
    • Reduced economic loss
  • 4. Reduce Number of Deaths and Injuries
    • Prevention: Restrict where people live
    • Property Protection : Restrict development in high risk areas
    • Public Awareness and Education : Educate public how to live safely
    • Natural Resource Protection : Healthy environment reduces severity of events
    • Emergency Services : Search and rescue and swift water rescue
    • Structural Projects : Flood control structures and tornado Safe Rooms
  • 5. Reduce Property Damage
    • Prevention : National Flood Insurance Program
    • Property Protection : Acquire and relocate structures in high risk areas
    • Public Awareness and Education : Communications strategies
    • Natural Resource Protection : Wetlands soak up flood water and forests prevent landslides
    • Emergency Services : Protect critical infrastructure
    • Structural Projects : Dams, levees, dikes and berms
  • 6. Reduce Economic Loss
    • Diversify local economy
    • Teach small businesses to adapt
    • Introduce entrepreneurial training in school curriculums
  • 7. Factors for Probability of Implementation
    • Political Support
    • Public Support
    • Support of Business Community
    • Support from Community and Non-Profits Groups
    • Cost
    • Short-term versus Long-term benefits
  • 8. Factors for Funding and Leveraging of Resources
    • Local funding source
    • State funding sources
    • Federal funding sources
    • Private sector and Foundations
    • Leveraging resources
  • 9. Consensus Building and Planning Process Elements
    • Establish a Planning Committee comprised of stakeholders
    • Identification of risk
    • Identification and assessment of risk mitigation options
    • Public involvement
    • Monitor and Review
  • 10. Factors for Prioritizing Risk Mitigation Options
    • Ease of Implementation
    • Multi-Objective Actions
    • Time
    • Post-Disaster Mitigation
  • 11. Methods for Ranking Alternative Actions
    • Multi-voting
    • Numerical ranking