The Union City Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
was approved and adopted by the Union City City Council on Dec. 8, 2004.
The plan has been approved by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (ODEM)
and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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Highlights of Union City's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
The following are the top ten high priority mitigation measures defined by the Union City Hazard
Mitigation Planning Committee.
- General - Evaluate and upgrade warning systems.
- General - Provide emergency equipment for Town Emergency Teams.
- General - Provide backup facilities for the 911 Center and
the Emergency Operations Center.
- General - Translate public information to other languages.
- General - Develop a community debris management plan.
- Floods - Inventory inadequate bridges.
- Tornadoes and High Winds - Install safe-rooms in fire and
police stations to protect first responders.
- Tornadoes and High Winds - Consider painting street names and
house numbers on curbs for identifying addresses when landmarks are absent.
- Lightning - Install lightning rods for protection of Critical
- Lightning - Develop a contingency plan for responding to a
massive power outage due to severe winter storm, ice, and snow.