Hazard Risk & Vulnerability

Hazards that have the potential to impact Wicomico County are listed below. These hazards have been ranked by Stakeholder members, as follows: High, Medium-High, Medium, Medium-Low.

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For the complete Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) process, click below.

Coast Smart Climate Ready Action Boundary (CRAB)

Conveying Flood Risk Beyond the Floodplain

Maryland Coast Smart regulations that went into effect on September 1st, 2020 - now require State projects over $ 500,000 for construction or State funding to apply the corresponding horizontal limits of the higher 100-year + 3 feet inundation as indicated by the Coast Smart - Climate Ready Action Boundary (CS-CRAB).

To learn more about CRAB, visit the Story Map.

The Coast Smart Climate Ready Action Boundary (CRAB) data is now available for viewing on CRAB Visualization Tool.

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