Hazard Mitigation is a sustained action that reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects. Mitigation is not prevention, but rather steps that can be taken to reduce or eliminate the effects of disasters when they do strike.
The Mobile Incident Command Vehicle (MICV), purchased with Homeland Security Funds, is designed for multi-agency use within the Yuba County Operational Area, which includes the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Yuba County.
As part of our role to provide the County with emergency and disaster information we would like to recommend the following websites. These agencies are dedicated to providing valuable information designed to assist you in being prepared.
During a disaster it is important to stay informed, listen to your local authorities and keep your radio and/or television turned on. The following websites also provide up to date information.
After a disaster some assistance may be available to you. Various government and non profit organizations provide assistance to those that become victims of a disaster. However, most assistance is short term and deals only with immediate needs. Long term assistance will most likely come in the form of a loan which will need to be repaid. The following agencies can provide additional information that can assist you after a disaster.