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2017 Craighead County Hazard Mitigation Plan
To provide a comprehensive Emergency Management program which coordinates people and
resources to protect the lives, property and the environment within Craighead County by using
an all hazards approach of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for disasters and


This document aims to produce the following strategic outcomes:

1) Reduce loss of life and decrease property losses to Craighead County and its jurisdictions due to natural disasters; and

2) Provide the framework and coordination to encourage government, and both public and private organizations at all levels, to undertake mitigation in order to minimize potential disasters and to employ mitigation strategies in the recovery following disasters.