Maryland HAZUS User Group (MDHUG)

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Zachary Baccala
Sr. GIS Analyst
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12101 Indian Creek Court
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: (301)-210-6800 x265
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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Maryland and Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of April 25th, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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Additional Virginia Counties and Independent Cities Approved For Disaster Aid

Additional Virginia Counties and Independent Cities Approved For Disaster Aid

Harrisburg, Pa. – The counties of Greene, Henrico, and Shenandoah and the independent cities of Fairfax and Fredericksburg are now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during the Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm occurring on January 22-23, 2016. This will allow for reimbursement for repairing infrastructure damage caused by the storms, as well as the cost of responding to them. In addition, Snow Assistance will be provided for a period of 48 hours.

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Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Declaration

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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Upcoming Calls

Next Maryland HUG Call will be Thursday, April 7, 2011 from 2-3 pm EST. Please dial conference number: 1-570-720-0113 and enter,  Passcode: 1351813.

Please take a look at the presentation: Using the HAZUS-MH Flood Model to Assess the Physical and Economic Damages at the City of Minnewaukan, North Dakota, due to the Expansion of Devils Lake

Hazus-MH for Decision-Makers Webinar
ESRI and FEMA have released an updated Hazus-MH for Decision Makers webinar available FREE of charge.  The 55-minute webinar provides an overview of the capabilities of the Hazus tool and how it can support mitigation, response, and recovery efforts.  It also explores some of the many resources that FEMA makes available to the Hazus user community. Kevin Mickey from The Polis Center, discusses and demonstrates the capabilities and benefits of Hazus-MH

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