Emergency Management

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

tsunami Pedestrian Evacuation Tool

downloadable tool from USGS: tsunami Pedestrian Evacuation Analyst (http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=4002#.VBiz0FfDsYs)

Hazards taxonomy: 
Tsunami
Themes taxonomy: 
Disaster Resilience
Emergency Management
Resources taxonomy: 
Tools

September 17, 2014 CanHUG Meeting

Subtitle: 
Meeting Resources

Presentations for the September 17, 2014 CanHUG meeting can be found here. The meeting will take place at 10:30 PST and connection information is below.

WebEx info:

Hazards taxonomy: 
All Hazards
Cold Wave
Drought
Earthquake
Flood
Hail storm
Heat Wave
Insect Infestation
Themes taxonomy: 
Capacity Development
Climate Change Adaptation
Emergency Management
Hazus
Hazus Canada
Policies & Programs
Risk Assessment
Science & Technology
Resources taxonomy: 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Presentations

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.

 

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