Disaster Mitigation

NRCan Library: Resources in Natural Hazards and Rsk Assessment

CanHUG members - Did you know that Natural Resources Canada Library carries a wide range of materials on Natural Hazards and Risk Assessment?

NRCan Library is the place to find reports, books maps and journal articles and to search online databases. Here are a few pointers - for further details, contact NRCan Library and librarians here .

 

Here are some books in the collection, and where to find them.

 

11th Annual Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium

Abstracts are still being accepted for the 11th Annual Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium.  We will be having a "face to face" CanHUG meeting at the symposium.

“Must Today’s Risk be Tomorrow’s Disaster? 

The Use of Knowledge in Disaster Risk Reduction”

October 22 - 24, 2014

Eaton Chelsea Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 22 October, 2014 (All day) - Friday, 24 October, 2014 (All day)

Location

Toronto, Ontario
Eaton Chelsea Toronto
Canada

Directory of FEMA earthquake partners

If earthquakes are on your mind, you’ll want to tap into the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s extensive network of partners working and providing resources in the field. This freshly updated directory lists more than 300 organizations that can be of help in various ways, including providing information and helping promote awareness efforts.

Directory of FEMA earthquake partners

Hazards taxonomy: 
Earthquake
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management

US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Alaska

The US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering is hosted every four years by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI). EERI's 2014 Annual Meeting is included as part of the 10NCEE

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 21 July, 2014 (All day) - Friday, 25 July, 2014 (All day)

Location

Anchorage, Alaska
United States

CanHUG Meeting 2014-01-15

Come join us on January 15 at 10:30 PST and share your stories and ideas at the next CanHUG meeting.  We will share news and information on using Hazus in Canada. For those of you interested in flood hazards we are very fortunate to have a presentation by CanHUGger Suzanne Houlind on "Developing new flooding technology for the province of Manitoba".

Presenter Bio:

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Risk Assessment
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes

CanHUG Monthly Meeting

Sharing news about using Hazus. Meetings often include a short presentation on topics about Hazus or disaster loss estimation and the application to disaster mitigation and emergency management decisions. Open to anyone.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 17 April, 2013 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

1-877-413-4790 passcode 3381344#
Canada

Hazus Canada - Application Download

Coming Soon - NEW Hazus Canada

Natural Resources Canada has been adapting the US Hazus earthquake module for use in Canada. Hazus Canada v2.1 is expected to be available for download in Spring 2012. Stay tuned for updates!

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