Counties are required to make such plans as a result of the federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA2K). This Act put a national priority on hazard mitigation by requiring mitigation plans in order to be eligible for disaster mitigation grant programs from FEMA. Marathon County has developed a multi-jurisdictional plan to establish eligibility for both the county and each municipality in the same way the county-wide outdoor recreation plan works with DNR grants. This in no way obligates or commits any local jurisdiction.
This plan is intended to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural disasters. Hazards covered in the plan include flooding, tornadoes, temperature extremes, wildfire, and others.
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DRAFT Part 2 - Planning Area 250 KB
|1 - Location 322 KB|
|2 - Land Use 7.60 MB|
|3 - Surface Water, Wetlands, & Watersheds 2.70 MB|
|4 - Floodplains & Dams 1.70 MB|
|5 - Transportation 780 KB|
|6 - Utilities 370 KB|
|7 - Fire Service 275 KB|
|8 - Law Enforcement Service 275 KB|
|9 - Emergency Medical Service 230 KB|
|10 - First Responder Service 250 KB|
|11 - Select Community Facilities 490 KB|
|12 - Tornado Vulnerability 1.66 MB|
|13 - Flood Vulnerability 1.24 MB|
|14 - Wildfire Risk 540 KB|
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