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Mitigation Plan

Mitigation plan for Douglas County, Kansas.

Download: Chapter 1: Mitigation Plan - Planning Process (PDF format)

Chapter 1: Planning Process includes:

  • Phase 1: Organize Resources
  • Phase 2: Assess Hazards and Risk
  • Phase 3: Develop the Mitigation Plan
  • Phase 4: Evaluate the Work

Download: Chapter 2: Planning Area Descriptions and Capabilities (PDF format)

Chapter 2: Planning Area Descriptions and Capabilities includes:

  • Douglas County Planning Area
  • Jurisdictional Descriptions and Capabilities

 

Download: Chapter 3: Risk Assessment (PDF format)

Chapter 3: Risk Assessment includes:

  • 3.1 Hazard Identification:
    • Methodology
    • Disaster Declaration History
  • 3.2 Hazard Profiles:
    • Methodology
    • Agricultural Infestation
    • Dam and Levee Failure
    • Drought
    • Earthquake
    • Expansive Soils
    • Extreme Temperatures
    • Flood
    • Fog
    • Hailstorm
    • Land Subsidence
    • Landslide
    • Lightning
    • Soil Erosion and Dust
    • Tornado
    • Utility/Infrastructure Failure
    • Wildfire
    • Windstorm
    • Winter Storm
  • 3.3 Vulnerability Assessment:
    • Methodology
    • Assets at Risk
    • Vulnerability by Hazard
    • Summary of Key Issues

Download: Chapter 4: Mitigation Strategy (PDF format)

Chapter 4: Mitigation Strategy includes:

  • Goals and Objectives
  • Identification and Analysis of Mitigation Actions
  • Implementation of Mitigation Actions
  • Mitigation Actions in Support of the National Flood Insurance Program

Download: Chapter 5: Plan Maintenance (PDF format)

Chapter 5: Plan Maintenance includes:

  • Monitoring, Evaluating, and Updating the Plan
    • Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee
    • Plan Maintenance Schedule
    • Plan Maintenance Process
  • Incorporation into Existing Planning Mechanisms
  • Continued Public Involvement

Download: Mitigation Plan - Appendices (PDF format)

Appendices includes:

  • Appendix A: Planning Process Documentation
  • Appendix B: Public Information Questionnaire
  • Appendix C: Modified STAPLEE Criteria
  • Appendix D: Resolutions
    • Authorized Representative-Baldwin City
    • Plan Adoptions-Participating Jurisdictions
  • Appendix E: Wildfire Hazard Assessment Report