Marathon County
All Hazard Mitigation Plan
2017 Update


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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Overview Presentation Adobe PDF 820 KB

Marathon County All Hazard Mitigation Plan 2017 Adobe PDF 3.2 MB

Approved Plan without maps. Download maps below.
1 - Location Adobe PDF 322 KB
2 - Land Use Adobe PDF 5.60 MB
3 - Surface Water, Wetlands, & Watersheds Adobe PDF 1.70 MB
4 - Floodplains & Dams Adobe PDF 720 KB
5 - Transportation Adobe PDF 780 KB
6 - Utilities Adobe PDF 400 KB
7 - Fire Service Adobe PDF 275 KB
8 - Law Enforcement Service Adobe PDF 275 KB
9 - Emergency Medical Service Adobe PDF 230 KB
10 - First Responder Service Adobe PDF 250 KB
11 - Select Community Facilities Adobe PDF 490 KB
12 - Tornado Vulnerability Adobe PDF 640 KB
13 - Flood Vulnerability Adobe PDF 800 KB
14 - Wildfire Risk Adobe PDF 540 KB

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