Disaster Risk Reduction

January CanHUG Meeting Resources

Agenda:

Meet and greet

Training and Resources

News and Views

Presentation: "Flood risk assessment in Fredericton using MS Excel spreadsheet" - Heather McGrath - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

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
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations

Appel à communication - Colloque sur les risques naturels au Québec

Le Département de géographie de l’UQAM et la Section de géographie de l’UQAR vous invitent au 10e colloque sur
les risques naturels au Québec qui se tiendra lors du 83e congrès de l’ACFAS, les jeudi 28 et vendredi 29 mai 2015,
à l’Université du Québec à Rimouski. Vous êtes invité(e)s à soumettre une proposition de communication sur l’un
des thèmes suivants :

1. Vers une meilleure connaissance des risques naturels
2. Pour une gestion et une communication efficaces des risques naturels
3. Expériences internationales dans la gestion des risques naturels

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 18 February, 2015 (All day)

EERI Distinguished Lecture: Challenges in Estimating Real-time Earthquake Shaking and Impact

EERI 2014 Distinguished Lecture

Challenges in Estimating Real-time Earthquake Shaking & Impact

Speaker: David Wald, USGS, Golden, Colorado

Date: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Time: Doors - 6:00pm, Presentation and Discussion - 6:30pm-8:00pm

Venue: Vancouver City Hall, 453 W 12th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia

Cost: Free for EERI-BC members, $10 for non-members

RSVP: RSVP Form or visit bc.eeri.org (SPACE IS LIMITED)

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, 22 January, 2015 - 18:00 - 20:30

Location

Vancouver City Hall
453 W 12th Ave. Vancouver, BC
Canada

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
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