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November CanHUG: Earthquake Risk Reduction Planning – From Knowledge to Action’ – Fiona Dercole, District of North Vancouver and Murray Journeay, Geological Survey of Canada

Please join us again this Wednesday, November 25, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Murray Journeay of the Geological Survey of Canada with Fiona Dercole of the District of North Vancouver on the practical application of earthquake risk reduction in on urban municipality. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

October CanHUG - Risk-Based Land-use Guide

Please join us again this Wednesday, October 21, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Bert Struik of Simon Fraser University and Natural Resources Canada on a recent publication that offers guidance on reducing risk through land use practices in urban municipalities. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

March CanHUG - City of Nashua Multi-Hazard Risk Mapping

Please join us next Wednesday, March 18, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will have a presentation from Edward Fratto and Justin Kates on the process and outcomes of a Hazus risk assessment in the city of Nashua, New Hampshire. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 18 March, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

OpenQuake Release Event

Tune in for the release event of OpenQuake, an innovative web-based risk assessment platform for modelling, viewing, exploring and managing earthquake risk worldwide. The open source software will allow professionals from various fields of work to combine different GEM products and obtain key outputs for risk assessment, risk management, scientific researches and much more. The platform, fed by continous contributions of users, will also plays as an interactive environment where sharing knowledge, results and resources from local to global.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 - 09:00 - 17:00

Location

http://www.globalquakemodel.org/
Canada

First Webinar on the Transportation Specific Hazus User Group

The newly-created US Transportation Specific Hazus User Group is welcoming anyone interested to join their first webinar. The group is focussing on the damage assessment and loss estimation system (Hazus) traditionally available to emergency managers now being connected to transportation.

Event details
Date: 
Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 08:00 - 09:30

Location

online
Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - GITME III

Many thanks to Mark Baker for passing on the following information about the upcoming DRIE (Disaster Recovery Information Exchange) event in Toronto. Information is below and Mark can be contacted for more.

GTIME (Greater Toronto Incident Management Exercise) III

Climate Change -  Risk, Reality, Response

http://www.driegtime.org/

 

December 11

Agenda

8:30 Registration, continental breakfast

9:00 Exercise kick off and scenario details

10:00 Speaker panel and participant discussion

10:25 Break

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, 11 December, 2014 - 08:59 - 14:00

Location

Toronto
Canada

Hazus HotZone November Newsletter

If you are interested in what is new and exciting with Hazus, download the Hazus HotZone newsletter. It covers training, news and updates for Hazus in the US. Note that some items are not applicable to the Hazus Canada application (we are not undergoing a modernization to upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 in the immediate future). There is information on a new Transportation Focussed Hazard User Group in this month's issue. You can link to the November issue at https://app.box.com/s/y401xy10kf0npnvibmcc.

Emergency Management Webinar series - EMBC

Those interested in Emergency Management, EMBC is offering a free webinar series on Emergency Operation Centers, Flood response and recovery and social media and emergency management.

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