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Disaster mitigation drafts online, counties seek comments

Drafts of the plans to update three counties' plans to reduce damage and danger in case of a disaster have been placed online for review and comment.

Tetra Tech Inc., the company updating predisaster mitigation plans, or PDMs, for Blaine, Hill and Phillips counties, has completed the first of the updates and placed the drafts for review at

"The effects from several natural and man-made hazards may directly impact the safety and wellbeing of residents of (the county), " the plans say. "Historically, (county) residents have dealt with floods, wildfire, ha...


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