Counties are required to make such plans as a result of the federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA2K). This Act put a national priority on hazard mitigation by requiring mitigation plans in order to be eligible for disaster mitigation grant programs from FEMA. Langlade County has developed a multi-jurisdictional plan to establish eligibility for both the county and each municipality in the same way the county-wide outdoor recreation plan works with DNR grants. This in no way obligates or commits any local jurisdiction.
This plan is intended to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural disasters. Hazards covered in the plan include flooding, tornadoes, temperature extremes, wildfire, and others.
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|Plan Overview (slide presentation) 1.55 MB|
|Langlade County All Hazard Mitigation Plan 1.80 MB|
|2013 Update of the Langlade County All Hazard Mitigation Plan without maps. Download maps below.|
|1 - Location 120 KB|
|2 - Land Use 1.15 MB|
|3 - Surface Water & Watersheds 1.73 MB|
|4 - Floodplains & Dams 880 KB|
|5 - Transportation 720 KB|
|6 - Utilities 850 KB|
|7 - Fire Service 90 KB|
|8 - EMS Service 70 KB|
|9 - Police Service 80 KB|
|10 - Critical Community Facilities 130 KB|
|11 - Flood Vulnerability 670 KB|
|12 - Tornado Vulnerability 720 KB|
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