City of Medford approves 5-year Hazard Mitigation Plan

MEDFORD, Ore. —The city of Medford approved a 5-year Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan last week.

The current plan adopted in 2017, was set to expire this month.

It works to identify hazards, weaknesses, risks facing Medford and prioritizes actions to reduce those.

The recently approved plan includes 49 action items to specifically address hazards for Medford.

Each item identifies potential funding sources, lead departments, community partners, a time frame, and overall cost.

NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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