Drought

ICLR Friday Forum - Flood and Drought: What's next for Watershed Management?

The next ICLR workshop will be held on Friday October 16, 2015. This workshop will be available by Webex only.  The log-in details are below.

Kim Sturgess, founder and CEO of Alberta WaterSMART will give a presentation titled: Flood and Drought: What is next for Watershed Management?

If you would like to participate please email Tracy Waddington (twaddington@pacicc.ca).

Webex: https://iclr.webex.com/iclr/onstage/g.php?MTID=e656a67dbeac75ecb17a74a3a7290dc86

Event details
Date: 
Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 10:00 - 11:30

Location

Webex, ICLR
20 Richmond Street. E., Suite 210 Toronto
M5C 2R9
Canada
44° 18' 44.352" N, 77° 57' 32.3424" W

Canadian Water Resources Association - BC Branch 2015

The conference seeks to advance existing common ground between scientists, practitioners and decision-makers, and to establish new ways forward for informed adaptation. The conference will address a wide range of resource management and environmental sciences topics including:

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 18 November, 2015 (All day) - Thursday, 19 November, 2015 (All day)

February CanHUG Meeting

Please join us next Wednesday, February 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 Andrea Jackman of IBM on the evolution of mitigation policy in the US and her analysis of the development of mitigation plans. She puts our Hazus risk assessments in perspective. 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, 18 February, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
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

September 17, 2014 CanHUG Meeting

Subtitle: 
Meeting Resources

Presentations for the September 17, 2014 CanHUG meeting can be found here. The meeting will take place at 10:30 PST and connection information is below.

WebEx info:

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Cold Wave
Drought
Earthquake
Flood
Hail storm
Heat Wave
Insect Infestation
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Climate Change Adaptation
Emergency Management
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations

September 2014 CanHUG meeting

Please join us and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will have a presentation from Patrick Cherneski of Agriculture Canada on weather and climate risk and impact monitoring. We will also share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information to join the meeting below. Meeting materials and information are under the Meetings menu and HUG Meetings submenu.

Agenda:

Meet and greet

News and Views

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

1-877-413-4790, 3381344
Canada

Extending the Capabilities of Hazus for Risk-Based Planning

Subtitle: 
2011 Hazus MH 5th Annual Conference

Towards a North American framework for risk-based planning. 

Incorporate Hazus into a standards-based framework for integrated risk assessment that is aligned with and that contributes to Canada’s All-Hazard Risk Assessment Framework

Adapt existing Hazus methods & tools for use in a Canadian context and evaluate through case-based studies

Build Capacity through a user-centric training & outreach program that addresses the needs and operational requirements of practitioners across Canada

Hazards taxonomy: 
Drought
Earthquake
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Risk Reduction
Hazus Canada
Resources taxonomy: 
Presentations
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