Maryland HAZUS User Group (MDHUG)
Sr. GIS Analyst
an Atkins company
12101 Indian Creek Court
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: (301)-210-6800 x265
What We Do
News from Region III
- FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Virginia
PHILADELPHIA - The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station. The exercise will take place during the week of February 8, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.English
- State, FEMA to Close Joint Field Office January 22, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – The State of West Virginia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Joint Field Office in Charleston, WV will close January 22, 2016. For the past ten months the state and FEMA have been working closely to support the recovery from the 2015 spring and summer storms that impacted 67 Counties.
What does this mean for the people of West Virginia?
Regis Phelan, the Federal Coordinating Officer said, “FEMA will continue to work closely with the state to ensure the recovery process continues smoothly and projects are complete.”English
- FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Limerick Generating Station. The exercise will occur during the week of November 16th, 2015 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.English
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