The Arlington Public Schools Hazard Mitigation Plan covers each of the major natural hazards that pose significant threats to the District.
The Mission Statement of the Arlington Public Schools Hazard Mitigation Plan is to:
Proactively facilitate and support district-wide policies, practices, and programs that make the Arlington Public Schools more disaster resistant and disaster resilient.
Making the Arlington Public Schools more disaster resistant and disaster resilient means taking proactive steps and actions to protect life safety, reduce property damage, minimize economic losses and disruption, and shorten the recovery period from future disasters. This plan is an educational and planning document that is intended to raise awareness and understanding of the potential impacts of natural hazard disasters and to help the District deal with natural hazards in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.
The 2017 Arlington Public Schools’ Hazard Mitigation Plan is a living document which will be reviewed and updated periodically.
Comments, suggestions, corrections, and additions are enthusiastically encouraged from all interested parties.
DRAFT 2017 Arlington Public Schools' Hazard Mitigation Plan
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