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Hazards - Hazmat

A hazard is an act or phenomenon that has the potential to produce harm or other undesirable consequences to a person or thing.

Hazards exist with or without the presence of people and land development. Earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and other geological and meteorological events have been occurring for a very long time, and the natural environment adapted to their impacts.

Use the drop downs below for resources on how to best prepare, respond, and recover from natural, human and technological hazards.

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Looking to learn more about hazards and mitigating hazards?

Take this Hazard Mitigation introductory course: IS-393.A: Introduction to Hazard Mitigation

Alerts and Recalls