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81e du Congrès de l'Association francophone pour le Savoir (Acfas) – Université Laval, Québec (8 Mai 2013)

8e Colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec. Gouvernance territoriale et politique de gestion : l’autre dimension des risques naturels

Responsables : Mustapha Kebiche et Yann Roche - Université du Québec à Montréal


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8e Colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec

UQAM organise le 8e Colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec: Le Département de géographie de l’UQAM organise le 8e colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec, le mercredi 8 mai 2013.

Ce colloque se tiendra dans le cadre du 81e congrès de l’ACFAS, à l’Université Laval, Québec. ACFAS = Association francophone pour le savoir, et le congrès est de 6 mai au 10 mai, 2013.

Event details
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 - 08:00 - 17:30


l’Université Laval
2325, rue de l'Université Ville de Québec, P.Q.
G1V 0A6
46° 46' 49.0476" N, 71° 16' 37.2036" W

Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Annual Symposium 2013

Today's Hazards: Reducing Tomorrow's Impacts

The 10th annual CRHNet Symposium examines vulnerabilities when cross-sectoral dependencies are aggravated by factors such as aging infrastructure, climate change and rapidly shifting social landscapes. The focus will be on dependencies that can be mitigated in domains such as policy development, community resilience programs as well as in the fields of emergency management and response.

Event details
Tuesday, 5 November, 2013 - 17:00 - Friday, 8 November, 2013 - 16:00


Radison Plaza Hotel
2125 Victoria Avenue Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 0S3
50° 26' 36.6468" N, 104° 38' 1.6404" W

Natural Resources Canada's National Scale Geohazard Risk Project

The National Scale Geohazard Risk team of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is adapting US FEMA's Hazus loss estimation tool for use in Canada, as well as promoting and applying its use in Canada. Hazus Canada is now available for use in Canada for estimating potential losses from earthquakes and floods. The application can be obtained here.

Hazus Canada

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has been adapting the US Hazus loss estimation tool for natural hazards, for use in Canada. The Canadian versions of the Hazus earthquake and flood modules, Hazus Canada v2.1, are now available for download.

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