- Published: Tuesday, 06 July 2021 10:50
Grant Phillips, Ojai Valley News Reporter
See something, say something! Wildfires, drought, industrial pollution, earthquakes and extreme weather are just some of the hazards the Ventura County Office of Emergency Services is hoping to address in its updated Hazard Mitigation plan.
The Office of Emergency Services is required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to update its plan every five years to continue to be eligible for federal funding.
To prevent this from becoming a check-the-box, status-quo document, information is needed now to help those putting out fires, pulling people from raging rivers, containing industrial-center explosions, and more. With boots-on-the-ground information from residents, our lives and the lives of our neighbors may depend on informing emergency responders about dangerous conditions we see.
— To view the plan, the survey and meeting log-in details, go to www.readyventuracounty.org…