National

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

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

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
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