Understanding Hazards in Howard County
Preparedness begins with understanding your local hazards. A hazard is any potential source of harm or difficulty and may be natural or manmade. High-risk hazards have a high likelihood of local occurrence and may result in serious consequences to life safety, property, critical infrastructure, the environment, and the economy.
Risk = Likelihood + Consequence
For detailed information on hazard risk in Howard County, the following resources provide detailed information on hazard risk in Howard County:
Hazards in Howard County
Howard County's risk assessment includes 23 distinct hazard types.