What can I do to support this process?

Participate! When you see a notice for a public meeting, make an attempt to attend at least one meeting. When you see an article in the paper about this plan, read it. If you get mailed a questionnaire, please complete it. Review the website periodically to obtain an update on the process. And most importantly, spread the word. Tell your friends, family, and neighbors about this process. This plan is very important to the health and welfare of the citizens of Island County. If you don’t understand something, or want to provide input, contact Island County Emergency Management for more information.

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1. What is the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000?
2. What is a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan?
3. Who is involved?
4. What is meant by hazard mitigation?
5. What hazards will the mitigation plan address?
6. Will Global Warming/Climate Change be addressed in the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan?
7. Does the State of Washington have a State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan?
8. As a citizen, how does this effort affect me?
9. How will it affect my community?
10. What is the Community Rating System?
11. What if my jurisdiction is not a part of the Hazard Mitigation planning process?
12. Why should I get involved?
13. What can I do to support this process?
14. Does it cost me or my jurisdiction anything to produce this plan?
15. Where are the hazards in my area?
16. Where can I get more information about public meeting dates?
17. When will the plan be finished? And… will it be available to the public?
18. How can I get a copy of the Multi-Hazard Mitigation plan once it is finished??
19. Who can I contact for answers to my questions?