Duval County Emergency Management uses an all - hazards approach to writing plans. Florida is often associated with hurricanes, however, there are many other threats that could impact the state and Duval County. While many of the hazards are predictable such as hurricanes, severe weather, tornadoes, etc., there are also some that are unpredictable such as fire or chemical explosions. It is essential that we plan for all situations to protect the citizens and their property. By planning ahead, emergency management can save critical time when responding to a disaster or emergency.