are you ready for flood?
are you ready for flood?

Emergency Management Logo
Emergency Management and Homeland Security Menu

Local Hazards

Public Safety Officials have identified 13 primary hazards in our region.  They are:

  •  Wildland Fire
  •  Flooding (Truckee River Flood Project)
  •  Earthquake
  •  Severe Storms
  •  Hazardous Materials
  •  Avalanche
  •  Bio-Agriculture and Human Infection
  •  Terrorism
  •  Nuclear Waste
  •  Volcanic
  •  Civil Disorder
  •  Drought
  •  Energy Emergency

To learn more about mitigating these hazards see:

Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Washoe County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Nevada Seismological Laboratory

Living with Fire Guide

Regional Water Management Plan