Cook County updating hazard plan. Here’s how to view it

The Cook County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security’s 2024 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public review as it undergoes a mandatory five-year update.

To view the plan, visit To comment on it, visit

The plan is designed to help communities reduce the impact of natural hazards. Upcoming public meetings will assist the county in identifying and prioritizing the services, disaster-related projects and capabilities the community may need during an emergency.

The federal government requires local and state governments to have a FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan as established by the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 to qualify for Hazard Mitigation Assistance funding.

For more information, visit

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