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Hazard Mitigation Plan Available For Review, Comment

13 Nov , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Richland County Emergency Management Agency is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan to identify policies and actions that can be implemented to reduce risk and future losses from hazards. FEMA requires mitigation plans to be updated every 5 years, and by doing so the Richland County can be eligible to receive funding through several FEMA disaster response and recoveryp programs.

The draft Richland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is availble for review, and the public comment period will extend through November 24. More…


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Richland County Agency Receives Grant To Aid In Emergency Reponses

3 Aug , 2018  

When the next time arrives that local safety forces are called to deal with hazardous materials, they will be all the more ready due to a recently received grant.

The Richland County Emergency Management Agency has been awarded $28,728.78 in funding Ohio Homeland Security Grant Program. The money will enable the Agency to purchase 18 fully encapsulated hazardous materials suits. This new protective clothing will be used by the regional hazardous materials team. More…

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