Threats and Hazards Information for Nevada
Coronavirus - COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and
Behavioral Health (DPBH) are closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory
illness caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), first identified in
Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Thousands of
cases have been confirmed in China with additional cases identified in other
international locations and the United States.
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available. All the documents included on this page are available for use and
distribution in the related fields.
Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
The Threat and Hazard
Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process helps communities identify
capability targets and resource requirements necessary to address anticipated
and unanticipated risks.
is a three-step risk assessment completed every three years. It helps answer
the following questions:
threats and hazards can affect our community?
they occurred, what impacts would those threats and hazards have on our
on those impacts, what capabilities should our community have?
helps communities understand their risks and determine the level of capability
they need in order to address those risks. By
understanding its risks, a community can make smart decisions about how to
manage risk, including developing needed capabilities. Risk is the potential
for an unwanted outcome resulting from an incident, event, or occurrence, as
determined by its likelihood and the associated consequences.
This page is intended to
provide awareness, preparedness and safety information to assist Nevadans
and visitors with planning ahead for all potential disaster situations. Preparedness Information
Federal Disaster Declarations in Nevada
Past Incidents / Topics in Nevada