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
- Alaskans Encouraged to Prepare for Extreme Winter Threats
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska’s winters can bring deep cold, high winds, floods, avalanches and more. The key to surviving any unexpected weather hazard is preparation, according to state and federal emergency management officials.
“We urge all Alaskans to plan ahead for the dangerous threats our winters bring,” said State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher of the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. “Advance preparation is key to remaining self-reliant and ensuring the safety of our families during hazardous situations.”English
- Tribal Corps Aids Alaska Flood Recovery: Sweat, Service and Spirit in the Last Frontier
HUGHES, Alaska – On a late September afternoon sprinkled with snow flurries, eight young adults in mud-streaked protective bodysuits and breathing masks installed blankets of insulation to the underside of a weather-worn cabin in the Alaskan Bush.
Two of them partnered off to move 8-foot by 4-foot sheets of plywood from a nearby shed to the house, while five others dragged themselves through the soggy soil in a tiny crawl space to fasten thermal lining to the underbelly of the home.English
- Volunteer Labor Helps Spring Flood Survivors Return Home
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Many survivors affected by the spring floods are now back in warm, safe and familiar surroundings thanks to the many volunteer groups who contributed their time and skills to help survivors return home.English