Disaster Mitigation

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

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

Hazus Best Practices - 11 Stories describing the use of hazus

The Best Practice Portfolio has just released 11 new stories describing the use of Hazus-MH.

Hazards taxonomy: 
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Hazus
Infrastructure Planning
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Case Studies
Data
Educational Materials
Maps
Publications
User Guides & Methods

Institute of Catastophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) host a monthly webinar program - Friday Forum - Cathryn Ryan - University of Calgary - groundwater intrusion during the 2013 Southern Alberta floods

Institute of Catastophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) host a monthly webinar program - Friday Forum.  September 19 - Cathryn Ryan of the University of Calgary will speak about groundwater intrusion during the 2013 Southern Alberta floods  ICLR webinars are free of charge to anyone who registers in advance with Tracy Waddington at twadding

Event details
Date: 
Friday, 19 September, 2014 - 07:00 - 09:00

Location

contact Tracy Waddington at twaddington@iclr.org.
Canada

Presentation for CanHUG 2014-07-30

Presentation for the CanHUG 2014-07-30 meeting - meeting agenda and powerpoint presentation by Nathalie Dionne and Christina Shaw, Public Safety Canada, National Floodplain Mapping Assessment

 

Documents: 
Hazards taxonomy: 
Flood
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Risk Assessment
Resources taxonomy: 
Presentations
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