Idaho HAZUS User Group (IDHUG)
- Idaho Flood Hazard Maps
- Existing and Planned LiDAR Datasets
- Emergency Management Institute
- Idaho's Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
- Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security - Mitigation
Acting IDHUG Chair
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Water Compliance Bureau
322 East Front Street
Boise, ID 83720-0098
What We Do
Generating better data and partnering for a unified approach to risk assessment in communities.
Why We Do What We Do?
To help predict, prevent, and recover from this:
The Cocolalla Loop Road washout with Bob Howard, the Bonner County Emergency Manager, in the foreground to demonstrate the scale of this event. To the right, you can see the remnant of the 36” culvert that normally would have carried water under the road. Photo taken by Katherine Rowden on April 5, 2012 and posted courtesy of NOAA.
News from Region X
- FEMA Corps Talks Disaster Preparedness with Mariners Fans
FEMA Corps team Gold 4 participated in the Seattle Mariners ‘Salute to Volunteers’ night Thursday, April 25th, 2013. The Gold 4 team talked to baseball fans about the importance of disaster preparedness. FEMA Corps members gave out information on how to create a disaster kit, start thinking about a disaster plan, and information on what to have on hand for pet owners in times of natural disaster.English
- FEMA Corps Team Gold 4 Helps Seattle Residents Prepare For Disaster
FEMA Corps team Gold 4 joined forces, Saturday, April 20, 2013 with Seattle Emergency Management, Earth Corps and the Nature Consortium at Pigeon Point Park to celebrate Duwamish Alive!
FEMA Corps answered questions about emergency preparedness and gave out information on everything from disaster kits to the risks inherent in the Pacific Northwest. They also gave information on how to reduce these risks. FEMA Corps helped spread information on simple steps for personal, family, and pet preparedness.English
- Getting Youth Prepared!
Calling all community and faith-based organizations; youth development leaders; educators; leaders of after-school, extracurricular, weekend, and camp programs; and, emergency management and preparedness professionals interested in youth programs! FEMA Region X and the American Red Cross (ARC), Western Washington Chapters, will be co-sponsoring free workshops in May on how your organization can easily incorporate emergency readiness into your programs.English