Disaster Risk Reduction

Risk-based Land Use Guide now available!

Just published is an 84-page document that provides the basic material to understand risk management in support of municipal decisions for medium to large urban centres in British Columbia. It supports decisions that can lead to acceptable risk for the use of land affected by natural and man-made hazards. The guide is available for download at:

Risk-based land-use guide: safe use of land based on hazard risk assessment

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Guideline
Infrastructure Planning
Land Use Planning
Risk Assessment
Resources taxonomy: 
Publications
Tools
User Guides & Methods

District of North Vancouver Earthquake Risk Assessment Publications Now Available!

Now available for download are the case study report and associated maps from the collaborative work undertaken in earthquake risk assessment in the District of North Vancouver. A Risk Map Atlas and an 11-part report titled "A profile of earthquake risk for the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia" can be downloaded at the links below.

A profile of earthquake risk for the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Landslide
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: 
Case Studies
Publications

April CanHUG Meeting Resources

Subtitle: 
Presentations

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation:  Municipal Risk Assessment Tool – Sally Turney, Insurance Bureau of Canada

Questions and Discussion

Next Meeting: May 20, 2015

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

April CanHUG

Please join us Wednesday, April 15, and share your stories and ideas relating to natural hazard risk assessment and the Hazus tool. This month, we will have a presentation from Sally Turney of the Insurance Bureau of Canada on their Municipal Risk Assessment Tool. 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, 15 April, 2015 - 11:00 - 12:00

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

March CanHUG Meeting Documents

Subtitle: 
Presentations and Resources

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation: “City of Nashua Multi-Hazard Risk Mapping” - Edward Fratto of Northeast States Emergency Consortium and Justin Kates of the City of Nashua

Questions and Discussion

Next meeting: April 15, 2015

 

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Presentations

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

Business Continuity Awareness Week

This year the Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE), the Business Continuity Institute Canada (BCI), Disaster Recovery Institute Canada (DRIC) the World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM), Centennial College - Emergency Management and Public Safety Institute (EMPSI), and the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network (CRHNet) and York University are teaming up to promote Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) in Canada. BCAW's have been organized internationally since 2005 to raise awareness and enhance the ability of all types of organizations to

Event details
Date: 
Monday, 16 March, 2015 (All day) - Friday, 20 March, 2015 (All day)

Location

http://bcaw.groupsite.com/main/summary
Canada

February CanHUG Meeting Documents

Subtitle: 
Presentations and Resources

Agenda:

Meet and Greet

News and Views

Roundtable

Presentation: Hazus and the Larger Goal: Looking Back at Ten Years of Disaster Mitigation Policy in the US – Andrea Jackman, IBM

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Earthquake
Flood
Hurricane/Typhoon
Landslide
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
Publications
User Guides & Methods

February CanHUG Meeting

Please join us next Wednesday, February 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 Andrea Jackman of IBM on the evolution of mitigation policy in the US and her analysis of the development of mitigation plans. She puts our Hazus risk assessments in perspective. 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, 18 February, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30

Location

telephone and Webex
Canada

Without Warning

Subtitle: 
CREW graphic piece on Cascadia Subduction Zone

Without Warning! Tells the story of Cascadia High School student, Angie as she must go rescue her little sister after a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. This publication is a partnership between the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and Darkhorse Comics. It was funded by the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (crew.org) and is available for free by downloading. It is perfect for reading on mobile devices and can be freely shared.

Documents: 
Hazards taxonomy: 
Earthquake
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Resilience
Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency Management
Resources taxonomy: 
Educational Materials
Publications
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