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Orange County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan  (Adopted)

Pursuant to the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and North Carolina Senate Bill 300 which was passed in 2001, Orange County prepared and adopted a multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan with the Town of Carrboro and Town of Hillsborough. In accordance with federal regulations which requires plans to be updated every five years, an updated plan was later adopted by the participating jurisdictions. The Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update received final FEMA approval July 14, 2010.

The adopted Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is available in PDF format. Click on the links below to access specific sections of the plan. Questions about the plan should be directed to Ashley Moncado, Special Projects Planner, or by phone at (919) 245-2589.


Table of Contents

I.   Introduction

II.  The Planning Process

III. Risk Assessment

IV.  Mitigation Strategy

V.   Plan Maintenance


Appendix A: Orange County Hazard Mitigation Maps, 2009

Appendix B: Orange County Capability Assessment

Appendix C: Town of Carrboro Community Capability Assessment

Appendix D: Town of Hillsborough Community Capability Assessment

Appendix E:  Nuclear Hazards

Appendix F:  Resolutions of Adoption