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District of North Vancouver Earthquake Risk Assessment Publications Now Available!

Now available for download are the case study report and associated maps from the collaborative work undertaken in earthquake risk assessment in the District of North Vancouver. A Risk Map Atlas and an 11-part report titled "A profile of earthquake risk for the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia" can be downloaded at the links below.

A profile of earthquake risk for the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
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: 
Case Studies
Publications

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

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

Interested in modelling losses to transportation in Hazus?

If your interested in losses incurred to transportation systems from natural hazard events, consider joining the new Hazus transportation forum in linkedin

Hazus Annual Users Conference

An excellent opportunity to network with other Hazus users. 

Theme: "Translating Risk Assessment into Mitigation Action"

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 4 August, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 (All day)

Location

Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Government Center South 302 W. Washington St.
46204
United States

Hazus-related presentation to the Vancouver GIS Users' Group

Murray Journeay of NRCan is giving a Hazus-related presentation to the  
Vancouver GIS Users' Group this Wed evening, March 12th, in downtown  
Vancouver.

Everyone is welcome to attend.  Details can be found here:
http://www.vancouvergis.org
Sarah North

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014 - 17:30 - 18:30

Location

Dunsmuir Auditorium, BC Hydro office tower
333 Dunsmuir.
Canada
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