Hazards

The hazards profile in the 2018 State Hazard Mitigation Plan Update were selected by referring to Pennsylvania's disaster declarations history, the 2004,  2007, 2010, and 2013 State HMPs, County HMPs, and input from the State Planning Team. For more information about Natural and Man-Made Hazards profile in the HMP, please visit the Natural and Man-Made Hazard pages. 

Natural Hazards

Avalanche/Glacier
Coastal Erosion
Drought
Dust, Sand Storm
Earthquake
Expansive Soils
Extreme Temperature
Flood, Flash Flood, Ice Jam
Hail Storm
Hurricane, Tropical Storm, Nor'easter
Invasive Species

 

Landslide
Lightning Strike
Pandemic
Radon Exposure
Subsidence, Sinkhole
Tornado, Wind Storm
Tsunami
Wildfire
Winter Storm
Volcano

Human-Made Hazards

Building or Structure Collapse
Civil Disturbance
Dam Failure
Disorientation
Drowning
Environmental Hazards
Levee Failure
Mass Food/Animal Feed Contamination

 

Nuclear Incident
Terrorism
Transportation Accident
Urban Fire and Explosion
Utility Interruption
War and Criminal Activity