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Loss calculation errors after updating inventory data

I'm working with Canadian Hazus 2.1 Flood, doing some test runs on a single municipality in the BC Lower Mainland.

I'm trying to use CDMS "Update Study Region with Hazus-MH Data", but it seems to be corrupting my economic loss calculations.

Details:

I built a Study Region for the municipality using out-of-the-box Hazus, set up a riverine flood scenario with a user-defined depth grid, and ran the analysis.  Building-related losses were in the order of $5 billion dollars.

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

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

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

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
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