County Webinar Seeking Comments on Hazard Plan

NORRISTOWN PA – A webinar is scheduled for Thursday (Nov. 17, 2022) from 4-5 p.m. to discuss and receive public input on Montgomery County’s 2022 update to its hazard mitigation plan, and future mitigation strategy goals and actions. The event is being hosted by the county Planning Commission.

The plan assesses threats to posed to the county by hazards that include flooding, cyberattacks, opioids, and pandemics. Its goal is to increase awareness of these and other threats, and also present a mitigation strategy with goals and actions to address them. The strategy is now under periodic review and being revised, and participants have an opportunity to submit comments.

Register here to learn more about the plan and also receive a link to the online meeting.

The plan, which was last updated in 2017, is required to be approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the county to receive its future funding.

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