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A community profile provides a base for overlay analysis and for discussing a hazard’s impacts on a community. Six Principal Components in a Community Profile . Geographic Profile Property Profile Critical Facilities Profile Infrastructure Profile High Potential Loss Facilities Profile

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A community profile provides a base for overlay analysis and for discussing a hazard’s impacts on a community.

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six principal components in a community profile
Six Principal Components in a Community Profile
  • Geographic Profile
  • Property Profile
  • Critical Facilities Profile
  • Infrastructure Profile
  • High Potential Loss Facilities Profile
  • Response Profile

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geographic profile
Geographic Profile
  • Land cover
  • Slope
  • Topography
  • Aspect
  • Lakes
  • Streams
  • Wetlands
  • Watersheds
  • Soils
  • Fault lines
  • Wildland/urban fire interface

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property profile
Property Profile
  • Land use
  • Types of construction
  • Location of homes
  • Location of businesses
  • Location of manufactured homes
  • Zoning map
  • Building codes

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critical facilities profile
Critical Facilities Profile
  • Fire stations
  • Ambulance locations
  • Police stations/law enforcement
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Senior centers
  • Day care centers
  • City Hall and other public facilities
  • Prisons and jail facilities
  • Historic and cultural buildings and areas

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infrastructure profile
Utility lines

Water lines

Sewer lines

Gas lines

Pipelines

Roads and highways

Railroads

Airports

Waterways

Port facilities

Bridge locations

Communication facilities

Transit routes

Major energy sources

Water purification and treatment plants

Landfills

Dikes and flood protection structures and facilities

Infrastructure Profile

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high potential loss facilities profile
High Potential Loss Facilities Profile
  • Nuclear power plant
  • Dams
  • Military institutions
  • Industrial sites that manufacture and/or store hazardous materials
  • Gasoline storage and distribution facilities

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response profile
Response Profile
  • Ambulance districts
  • Fire districts
  • Emergency first responder districts
  • Early warning systems
  • Emergency operations centers
  • Emergency equipment – fire trucks, ambulances, response vehicles, etc.
  • Hazmat equipment
  • Evacuation shelters

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demographic profile
Demographic Profile
  • Population by jurisdiction (i.e. county, city)
  • Population distribution within a county or city
  • Population concentrations
  • Vulnerable populations – children, non-English speaking, elderly and disabled
  • Animal populations
  • Locations of major employers and financial centers
  • Areas of high density residential and commercial development
  • Recreation areas and facilities

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features of a community s natural environment
Features of a community’s natural environment
  • Waterways – rivers and creeks
  • Wetlands
  • Lakes
  • Forests
  • Coastal dunes

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human practices
Human practices
  • Diking rivers and creeks
  • Damming rivers and creeks
  • Filling in wetlands for development
  • Channeling in coastal areas that destroys marsh and wetlands areas
  • Clear cutting forests
  • Allowing deadwood to build up on the floor of the forest that will serve as fuel for forest fire
  • Destroying coastal dunes

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natural processes
Natural Processes
  • Rain
  • Snow melt
  • Severe storms and hurricanes
  • Drought
  • Lightning

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