Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services


The Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan is a countywide plan that identifies risks and ways to minimize damage by natural and manmade disasters. The plan is a comprehensive resource document that serves many purposes such as enhancing public awareness, creating a decision tool for management, promoting compliance with State and Federal program requirements, enhancing local policies for hazard mitigation capability, and providing inter-jurisdictional coordination.

The federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires all local governments to create such a disaster plan in order to qualify for hazard mitigation funding.

San Diego County was one of the first in the State to tackle this planning effort on a region wide basis, and the County's 2004 plan has received national recognition in the form of an achievement award from the National Association of Counties organization.  This plan was last revised in 2018. The plan is currently being reviewed and revised to reflect changes to both the hazards threatening San Diego as well as the programs in place to minimize or eliminate those hazards.

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2023 Revision
and Public

A vital part of the revision process is receiving public input regarding the threats facing our region and potential actions to reduce the impact of those hazards.

Please send your comments to:

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2018 Hazard Mitigation Plan Documents

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