AFE 2021: Hazard Mitigation Planning for Small, Rural and/or Tribal Communities: Focus on Metlakatla

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Hazard mitigation plans are the foundation for a community's long-term strategy to prevent hazards from developing into disasters, or to reduce the effects of disasters when they occur. The hazard mitigation planning process is as important as the hazard mitigation plan itself as it creates a framework for risk-based decision making. This module will provide a brief overview of hazard ...

AFE 2021: Good, Better, Best – A Disaster Preparedness Campaign

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Good, Better, Best is a State of Alaska campaign to encourage Alaskans to become more prepared for disasters. The campaign focuses on breaking the process of personal emergency preparedness down to a set of smaller, more attainable goals. This makes the process less overwhelming mentally and financially. Using a stepped method we encourage people to become self-sufficient for 3 days ...