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Colorado landslide hazard mitigation plan

Colorado landslide hazard mitigation plan

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Published by Colorado Geological Survey, Dept. of Natural Resources in Denver, Colo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY3.

StatementColorado Geological Survey, Colorado Division of Disaster of Emergency Services, University of Colorado, Center for Community Development and Design.
SeriesBulletin -- 48
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 149 p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19653184M

Natural Hazard Mitigation Association (NHMA) Presents International Hazard Mitigation Practitioner's Symposium July 22 & 23, Broomfield, Colorado. We encourage jurisdictions without a local hazard mitigation plan or those needing to update a plan to use this opportunity to assist in plan development. All local entities applying for pre- or post-disaster FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance program grants must have a FEMA approved local hazard mitigation plan to be eligible.

Kjekstad, O. (). “The challenges of landslide hazard mitigation in developing countries.” Keynote lecture, First North American Landslide Conference, Vail, Cited by: The primary objective of the National Landslide Hazards Program is to reduce long-term losses from landslide hazards by improving our understanding of the causes of ground failure and suggesting mitigation strategies. The U.S. Geological Survey today unveiled a new web-based interactive map that marks an important step toward mapping areas that.

Mitigation Ideas A Resource for Reducing Risk to Natural Hazards Special thanks to the following FEMA program areas for their contributions to this project: Hazard Mitigation Planning, Building Sciences, Environmental and Historic Preservation, Flood Mitigation and Insurance, and Hazard D-4 Plan for Drought. Mitigation Matters: Research on Climate Change, Indigenous Knowledge, and More. Ma New CONVERGE Training Module Available: Cultural Competence. Ma Better Together: A Plan for the Natural Hazards Workshop Resilience: The Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards. June 9, Collaborative Risk.


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Colorado landslide hazard mitigation plan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program application was submitted to the State of Colorado To better understand the timeline of the process, the City of Colorado Springs is still processing assistance for homes damaged during the flash flooding events of September Roles and Responsibilities Update the State of Colorado Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Administer the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs Administer the State Hazard Mitigation Program Chair the State Hazard Mitigation Team Oversee post-disaster mitigation operations and coordinate mitigation resources Participate on hazard Colorado landslide hazard mitigation plan book task forces.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Colorado landslide hazard mitigation plan. Denver, Colo.: Colorado Geological Survey, Department of Natural Resources, E-SHMP Information The E-SHMP is a mitigation plan for all Colorado state agencies that documents sustained, proven commitment to hazard mitigation.

The plan acknowledges the coordinated efforts the state currently is taking to reduce losses, protect life and property, and create safer communities. Colorado Landslide Hazard Mitigation Plan on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Colorado Geological Survey Department Of Natural Resources.

A landslide is a sudden mass movement of soil, artificial fill, and/or rock down a slope. Landslides include many different kinds of mass movements, including falls, topples, slides, spreads, flows, or a combination of one or more of these movements.

Slopes of almost any angle, from slight hills to steep mountains, can fail in a sudden landslide. The Northern Colorado Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan includes and addresses natural, man‐ made, and hazardous materials hazard mitigation efforts throughout Larimer County.

Planning efforts included numerous smaller communities within Larimer County. TheseFile Size: 4MB. This guide provides detailed, Colorado-specific information about how to assess a community’s risk of hazards and how to implement several land use planning tools and strategies for reducing a community’s risk.

Hazard mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as “any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to human life and property from a hazard event.” Mitigation creates safer communities by reducing loss of life and property damage.

Hazard mitigation planning is the process through which hazards that threaten communities. developed the Landslide Mitigation Action Plan to evaluate causes of landslides within this mile-long railway corridor (Figure 1), and form reasonable mitigation strategies to reduce impacts to the traveling public.

The extent of the study area was defined by the high frequency of events. Landslides within the. The Plan Maintenance section of this document details the formal process that will ensure that the Northern Colorado Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan remains an active and relevant document.

The maintenance process includes a schedule for monitoring and evaluating the Plan annually and producing a revision every five years. A primer on landslide hazards for planners The nature of landslide hazards • Scope and consequences • Key planning issues.

Planning to address landslide hazards Trends in hazard planning • Landslide hazards and the comprehensive plan • Hazard identification and risk management • Policy responses. The 3D Elevation Program—Landslide recognition, hazard assessment, and mitigation support. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Landslide Hazards Program conducts landslide hazard assessments, pursues landslide investigations and forecasts, provides technical assistance to respond to landslide emergencies, and engages in outreach.

ABSTRACT Title: Denver Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Author: Denver Regional Council of Governments Subject: Natural hazard identification, risk assessment and hazard mitigation action strategies, measures and projects for participating localities in Denver Region. Date: November File Size: 9MB.

comprehensive and effective national landslide hazards mitigation strategy would require increased investment in landslide hazard research, mapping and monitoring, and mitigation activities. Reducing losses from landslide hazards can be accomplished in part by expanding the existing USGS Landslide Hazard Program ($ million total appropriation inFile Size: 1MB.

Colorado Landslide Hazard Mitigation Plan. Colorado Geological Survey Bulle pp. Kockelman, W.J., Use of USGS Earth Science Products by City Planning Agencies in the San Francisco Bay Region, California.

Evaluating and Communicating Landslide Hazard PDF ( kB) Part A. Evaluating Landslide Hazards. Part B. Communicating Landslide Hazard. Section III. Mitigation Concepts and Approaches PDF ( MB) Part A. Overview of Mitigation Methods for Various Types of Landslide Hazards. Part B. Simple Mitigation Techniques for Home and Businesses.

Common names for landslide types include slump, rockslide, debris slide, lateral spreading, debris avalanche, earth flow, and soil creep (Colorado Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, ). Landslides move by falling, sliding, and flowing along surfaces marked by differences in soil or rock characteristics.

Plan Updated May 1, The Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan has been approved by the state Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The plan was adopted by City Council on May 1, A national landslide hazard mitigation strategy must include extensive outreach, educational, and technology transfer components if it is to successfully address the diversity and breadth of landslide hazards.

committee offers a number of comments intended as interim guidance for the U.S. Geological Survey as it continues to plan a national. Consequently, emergency managers carefully weigh the risks of certain disasters to figure out what -- if any -- mitigation efforts are needed.

Regardless of the catalyst, landslides are an important disaster management consideration, and Southern California has .HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN MIFFLIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA II 1.

Strengthen County and local capabilities to reduce potential impacts of flooding on existing and future public/private assets, including structures, critical facilities, and infrastructure.Since the first CGS Bulletin A Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Monarch Mining District, Chafee County inthe Survey has issued more than eight hundred professional reports, publications, maps, and datasets concerning the geology, groundwater hydrology, mining, energy production, and geologic hazards around the state of Colorado.