Top Ten Hazards
There and many emergencies and natural disasters which pose a threat to Napier and the wider Hawke’s Bay communities, however, through a process of calculating the return rate and the impact of the event the following events have been identified as the top ten hazards for Hawke’s Bay.
- Volcanic (ashfall)
- Human Pandemic
- Flooding and/or a storm event
- Animal epidemic, plant and animal pests
- Urban fire (multiple)
- Lifeline failure
- Rural fire
- Hazardous Substances Event
For detailed information about these top ten hazards on the Hazards page of the Hawke’s Bay Emergency Management website.