Which two statements best describe why it is important to understand the demographic of the community when conducting mitigation planning?

Which two statements best describe why it is important to understand the demographic of the community when conducting mitigation planning?

  • Mitigation is not affected by the demographic makeup and social conditions of the community.
  • Understanding demographic information will help you identify which mitigation measures you should use for each type of disaster.
  • Using geographic information systems allows you to see where households with children are located so you can plan for their needs.
  • Low-to-moderate income neighborhoods often experience greater damage in disasters because of high risk areas and low cost construction.
  • Both C. and D.

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