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Hazard Information


The links below allow you to find information and data about hazardous situations you may encounter in New Hampshire and Vermont.


  • Floods
    • Relatively high streamflows that overflow the natural or artificial banks of a stream or that submerge land not normally below the water level.

  • Droughts

  • Earthquakes
    • Ground shaking caused by the sudden release of accumulated strain by an abrupt shift of rock along a fracture in the Earth or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the Earth.


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