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In Case Of Disaster, Enhanced Mitigation Plans

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Out of the 50 states, only 12 have Enhanced State Mitigation Plansmaking them potentially eligible for additional federal funding in a disaster. 

Oregon and California are two of the dozen. 

So what kinds of natural hazards and disasters are covered in the plan? 

We get the scoop from Oregon's Office of Emergency Management. 


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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.