Hurricane/Typhoon

Changes in Discussion forum and FAQ

An interactive FAQ section was set up a few weeks ago on hazuscanada.ca. It was meant to capture technical questions about using Hazus and the answers to those questions. It used the Discussion tool so the questions could be entered by CanHUG hazuscanada.ca members. The answers to the questions could then be added as replies. That FAQ record the single discussion thread created is difficult to access. The discussion questions and answers are difficut to search and each contribution is lengthy and can have several questions in one.

March CanHUG Meeting Documents

Subtitle: 
Presentations and Resources

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation: “City of Nashua Multi-Hazard Risk Mapping” - Edward Fratto of Northeast States Emergency Consortium and Justin Kates of the City of Nashua

Questions and Discussion

Next meeting: April 15, 2015

 

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Presentations

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

January 2015 Hazus HotZone Newsletter

The latest Hazus HotZone Newsletter is now available for download here and directly from FEMA at: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/101915

The newsletter includes:

- Hazus Modernization
- The First Transportation Focused Hazus User Group Webinar
- Thomas Mueller, Hazus ...

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Hazus
Risk Assessment
Resources taxonomy: 
Publications

February CanHUG Meeting Documents

Subtitle: 
Presentations and Resources

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation: Hazus and the Larger Goal: Looking Back at Ten Years of Disaster Mitigation Policy in the US – Andrea Jackman, IBM

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Landslide
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Guideline
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Partnerships
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations
Publications
User Guides & Methods

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

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

December CanHUG Meeting Resources

Subtitle: 
Presentations

Agenda:

Meet and greet

News and Views

Presentation: Case studies from “Cities Adapt to Extreme Rainfall” – Paul Kovacs, Executive Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, adjunct professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario and CEO of The Property and Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation

Next Meeting: January 21, 2015

Email Malaika Ulmi for more information: mulmi@nrcan.gc.ca.

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Landslide
Storm Surge
Tsunami
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Climate Change Adaptation
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Guideline
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Partnerships
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Case Studies
Data
Educational Materials
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations
Publications
User Guides & Methods

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

November CanHUG Meeting Resources

Subtitle: 
Presentation and Resources

Agenda:

Meet and greet

News and Views

Presentation: Multifaceted hazard and risk assessments in the Bow Valley near Canmore, Alberta; Matthias Jakob of BGC Engineering

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Landslide
Storm Surge
Tsunami
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Guideline
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Partnerships
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations
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