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Technological Hazards

  • Power Outage - A power outage (also known as power cut, power failure, power loss, or blackout) is the loss of the electricity supply to an area.
  • Radiological - ionizing radiation can be destructive, by such means as causing DNA damage in individual cells
  • Structure Fire - structure fires occur primarily in cities or towns with the potential to rapidly spread to adjoining structures. These fires damage and destroy homes, schools, commercial buildings, and vehicles.
  • Terrorism - Idaho is vulnerable to terrorist activity. Terrorism can be state sponsored or the outgrowth of a frustrated, extremist fringe of polarized and/or minority groups of people. Extremists have a different concept of morality than the mainstream society.


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