Disaster Risk Reduction

Technical workshop for development of national guidelines on flood mapping

For those who are attending the National Disaster Roundtable, we welcome participants to the  first workshop to be held on the margins of Canada’s Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 6th Annual National Roundtable on November 2nd, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MST at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, in Calgary, Alberta.

The purpose of the workshop is to seek input from technical experts in the field of water resources management and to explore key aspects of potential National guidelines on flood mapping.
 

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 2 November, 2015 - 08:30 - 12:00

Location

Calgary Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Center,
Canada

Canada's Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sixth Annual National Roundtable for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from November 2-3, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta.

The Roundtable serves as an inclusive multi-sectoral consultative mechanism to advance disaster risk reduction in Canada.  This day and a half event is open to any interested participants, including: private sector; all-levels of government; non-governmental organizations; academia; and the general public.

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 2 November, 2015 (All day) - Tuesday, 3 November, 2015 (All day)

Location

Calgary Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
Canada

EERI 2015 Distinguished Lecture: Cities, Earthquakes, and Time

EERI 2015 Distinguished Lecture: Cities, Earthquakes, and Time
Presented by EERI-BC, EERI-UBC, UBC Department of Civil Engineering, and the City of Vancouver
6:00-8:00pm, Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
Event Page: (RSVP required!) https://www.google.com/calendar/event?eid=bzhwazdsOG9ocWFzNjlvaGJzdjhtN2tldjAgaW5mb0BiYy5lZXJpLm9yZw&ctz=America/Vancouver

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, 24 September, 2015 - 18:00 - 20:00

Location

Creekside Community Centre
1 Athletes Way Vancouver
Canada
49° 16' 17.8968" N, 123° 6' 19.4184" W

September CanHUG Meeting Resources

Subtitle: 
Hazus Earthquake Seismic Risk Assessment for Cairo, Egypt

Agenda:

 

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation: Hazus Earthquake Seismic Risk Assessment for Cairo, Egypt – Jesse Rozelle, FEMA

Questions and Discussion

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
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
Presentations

September CanHUG - Hazus Earthquake Seismic Risk Assessment for Cairo, Egypt

Join us Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from Jesse Rozelle of FEMA on a Hazus seismic risk assessment in Cairo, Egypt. 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. Meeting materials and information will be under the Resources menu and Meeting Documents submenu before the meeting.

 

Agenda:

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

Disaster resilience by design: a framework for integrated assessment and risk-based planning in Canada

Subtitle: 
Now available for download

A report outlining key elements of the Pathways framework (GSC Open File 7551). The manuscript is focussed on natural hazard risk reduction and includes chapters that document underlying theoretical principles, a proposed framework for integrated assessment and risk-based planning (Chapter 4), and a case study demonstrating how these methods can be used to support planning and policy development at a community scale (Chapter 5). It is available for download from GeoScan (see reference below).   

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Landslide
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Guideline
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Case Studies
Publications
User Guides & Methods

June CanHUG Meeting Resources

Subtitle: 
Prompt Evaluation of Seismic Risk

Agenda:

•Meet and greet•Training, resources and events•Round table•Presentation: Prompt Evaluation of Seismic Risk – PESR: Impact Assessment – Marie-José Nollet and Ahmad Abo El Ezz, École de technologie supérieure•Questions and Discussion

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

June CanHUG - Seismic Rapid Risk Tool

Join us Wednesday, June 17, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation Marie-José Nollet and Ahmad Abo El Ezz of École de technologie supérieure on the development of a tool for rapid seismic risk assessment. As always, we will share the latest news on the Hazus Canada application and events and training of interest. See information below to join the meeting. Meeting materials and information will be under the Resources menu and Meeting Documents submenu before the meeting.

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 17 June, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

May CanHUG meeting resources

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation:  An Inside Look at the 2013 South Alberta Flood Disaster – John Conrad, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development

Questions and Discussion

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

May CanHUG - Alberta Floods

Please join us this coming Wednesday, May 20, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will feature a presentation from John Conrad, Executive Director of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resources Development, who was responsible for the emergency response to the Alberta floods of 2013. 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, 20 May, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada
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