County entirely and Special Districts to update all local Hazard Mitigation

County entirely and special districts to update all

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County entirely and Special Districts to update all local Hazard Mitigation Plans and the County Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Plan ("Hazard Mitigation Plan City of Hesperia, CA", 2010) The City of Hesperia created a risk assessment on the probability and impact of hazards to the community. The hazard with the highest probability and impact are wildfires and earthquakes followed by flash flooding. The hazards to follow are thunderstorms, winter storms, high winds, and even extreme heat. The lowest risk would be lightning, tornados, drought, dam failure, and terrorism. The major hazards that are addressed are Wildfires, Earthquake/Geological Hazards, and Floods. In reference to Wildfires, the city of Hesperia has addressed their plan based on the history of these hazard, weather, dwelling history, the type of fuel that a fire can consume, the topography of the area, and existing mitigation measures already placed to reduce fire ratings. In addition to this information, the city would also continue to make sure all buildings are made according to the most recent California Building and Fire Code and any local laws. The city would also conduct regular inspections to make sure all buildings can pass fire safety codes. Emergency Services Coordinator will work alongside the County Fire Department to aid when an emergency arises. These are just a few steps taken by the city of Hesperia to coordinate a plan in case of a wildfire emergency. Hesperia is a town where one can lively comfortably knowing that the town will take care of them in case of any emergency ("Hazard
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