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.
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 26 distinct hazard types. Click on a hazard below to learn more.