10: Mitigation

Mitigation lessens the impacts disasters have on lives and property through hazard avoidance, damage prevention and flood insurance. Mitigation includes: wind proofing critical buildings, elevating flood prone homes and businesses, locating residential and commercial development outside flood zones, and creating wildfire buffers around development in vulnerable areas. Listen in as Duval County Emergency Management offers different ways of mitigating against hazards.

Originally aired July 3, 2013.