Hazard mitigation focuses on actions that produce repetitive benefits over time, not on actions that might be considered emergency planning or emergency services. The primary purpose of hazard mitigation is to take action now-before the next disaster-to reduce human and financial consequences later. The County leads a unified multi-jurisdictional mitigation planning process to address risks such as floods, wildfires, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes, and identify techniques that residents, businesses, and local government may implement to help lessen the risks