Florida HAZUS User Group (FLHUG)
- FLHUG Mailing List
- FLHUG Google Group
- Florida Division of Emergency Management
- Florida Imagery
- Southeast Regional Florida HAZUS User Group (SERFHUG)
Chris Zambito, CFM
Senior Planner, Dewberry
1000 Ashley Drive, Suite 801
Tampa, FL 33602
What We Do
The Florida HAZUS User Group (FLHUG) was formed in June, 2006. The group was formed to coordinate data development, provide training opportunities, and champion the use of HAZUS within Florida. Officers and committee chairs were elected in January, 2007.
Early on, it was identified that regional chapters within Florida would also be beneficial. Regional contacts have volunteered for some areas and the Southeast Florida HAZUS User Group is the first regional chapter supporting the state group.
News from Region IV
- FEMA ASSISTANCE TOPS $2 MILLION IN FIRST TRIBAL RECOVERY
CHEROKEE, N.C. – Financial assistance under the first presidential disaster declaration issued to a tribal nation has topped $2.4 million, FEMA officials say.
FEMA is funding repair and recovery projects for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians following severe weather that caused flooding and landslides in January.
“This is the first time the federal government has worked one-on-one in partnership with a tribal government following a disaster,” said Michael Bolch, the FEMA official in charge of federal operations in the recovery. “It is a truly historic operation.”English
- Time Running Out to Register With FEMA
PURVIS, Miss. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are reminding those affected by the February tornadoes and flooding that they have only a short time left to register for assistance.
The deadline for registering is April 15 for residents of Forrest, Greene, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne counties.
Assistance is available for homeowners, renters and businesses who suffered loss or damage as a result of the disaster.English
- FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for youth leaders who are dedicated to public service, who are making a difference in their communities, and who want to expand their impact as national advocates for youth disaster preparedness.
Youth between the ages of 12 and 17 interested in strengthen the nation’s resiliency against disasters may now apply or be nominated to serve on FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council. Participants will represent the youth perspective on emergency preparedness and share information with their communities.English
February 6-10, 2012
Florida Emergency Preparedness Association
February 21, 2012
Free Metadata Training
February 27-28, 2012
Sustainable Development and Zoning Controls
March 28-30, 2012
Florida Floodplain Managers Association - Annual Conference
FLHUG Conference Call Minutes
Minutes from the July 23td HAZUS conference call
FLHUG Success Story
FLHUG: A Catalyst for Mitigating Risks and Improving Collaboration between Florida’s Emergency Management Professionals
HAZUS-MH & the Florida HAZUS User Group
Presentation by Richard Butgereit, Florida DEM and Scott Weisman, Tallahassee/Leon County
HAZUS-MH Best Practices: State of Florida
This article highlights the use of HAZUS-MH in Florida since 2004, with emphasis on current statewide initiatives that will shape HAZUS-MH best practices.