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
- Tips to file a flood insurance claim
SEATTLE – As Washingtonians deal with the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that occurred a week ago, the recovery process may include a flood insurance claim. There are three steps to file a claim with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP):
- Contact your insurance agent.
- Document your damaged property.
- File a Proof of Loss form within 60 days of the flood.
More details are available at www.FloodSmart.gov.English
- FEMA Awards $2.35 Million in Disaster Funds for Okanogan County PUD
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently awarded more than $2.35 million to the state of Washington to help pay for disaster-related repair costs of the Okanogan County Public Utilities District (PUD).English
- FEMA Mitigation Specialists Continue Outreach in Yakima
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists are on hand this week at Home Depot and Lowe’s in Yakima to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damage from wildfire, flooding, flash flooding and other disasters.
The advisors can answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster-related damage and offer tips to build hazard-resistant homes. They can also answer questions about FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program.English