Disaster Resilience

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

Business Continuity Management Symposium SW Ontario chapter

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - SW Ontario Chapter - held in Kitchener, Ontario - symposium details

Are you a Business Continuity Planner / Emergency Manager / Records Officer / IT Specialist or someone who works in a related field? Do you live, work or travel within South Western Ontario? Then, join DRIE SWO and enjoy the many opportunities for "face to face" networking this provides.

Event details
Date: 
Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 - 09:30 - 15:30

Location

Kitchener, Ontario
Canada

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

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

Liveable Cities Forum - Building Reslient Communities

A worthwhile Forum in Vancouver exploring building resilient communities through 6 themes - Liveable Cities Forum

Preparing – accessing scientific information and getting ready for the new normal

Responding – recovering, restructuring, and rebuilding after the storm

Mainstreaming – connecting ideas and integrating resilience into the everyday

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 2 April, 2014 - 08:30 - Friday, 4 April, 2014 - 16:30

Location

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Canada

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".

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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
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