Be Informed About Idaho Hazards
Natural and technological (human-made) hazards, can potentially impact the people, economy, environment, and property of Idaho.
Idaho experiences significant impacts from natural hazards including floods, storms, wildland fires, earthquakes, and volcanoes. Beyond natural hazards, there are technological hazards, including nuclear power plant incidents, chemical weapon stockpiles, dam failures, and hazardous material spills. All of these require assessment and determination by state, county, and city officials in order to organize resources so loss can be prevented or minimized.