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County working on update to hazard mitigation plan

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Natural disasters can be expensive. Especially if you aren't ready for them. While there is no way to be 100 percent prepared for the unknown, Dakota County feels it can at least be well prepared.


The county is going through the process of updating its All Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan lists the types of disasters that pose a risk of injury or death to residents, ranks disasters by severity and identifies ways to minimize those risks.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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