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We want Berkeley to be ready for natural disasters. The Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) has information about the disasters we may experience, what we’re doing to prevent their impacts, and how you might help. 

There are two ways you can review the LHMP:

 1) Explore the Digital LHMP to see key hazard information, interactive maps, and associated mitigation actions:

 Digital LHMP Screenshot 

 2) Download a PDF of the full document: 2019 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP)


Plan Background

The LHMP is an appendix to the Disaster Preparedness and Safety Element of the City of Berkeley General Plan. 

The Berkeley City Council adopted the 2019 LHMP on December 10, 2019. Adoption resolutions: 

The 2019 LHMP is an update to the 2014 LHMP.


For more information about how to prepare your household, your business, and your neighborhood, please visit the Berkeley Ready page.


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