North Carolina Hazus User Group (NCHUG)
- FEMA: Hazus
- Hazus Training at FEMA's Emergency Management Institute
- Annual Hazus Conference
- State of North Carolina Division of Emergency Management
- Disaster Mapping Blog
Eric Coughlin, CFM, GISP
Atkins North America
STARR Risk MAP Team
STARR Hazus Training
1616 E. Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 431 5292
What We Do
The NCHUG formed in March, 2009.
The group is comprised of a wide variety of North Carolina Hazus practitioners (ranging from the casual enthusiast to the power user) and representatives of diverse disciplines - such as planning, first response, local government decision making, GIS analysis, emergency management and software development.
You can join too. There are no dues or exams to become or remain a member. We hold quarterly conference calls focused on the latest software developments and news. This is the perfect forum to talk about Hazus with other nearby users. We also typically host a guest speaker who will present their Hazus project or related work to the group. If you are interested in presenting during one of our calls please let Eric know.
To join the group, email Eric. Information at lower-left of this page.
NCHUG Mission Statement:
The NCHUG plans to encourage partnerships between local and state government, the private sector, and centers of higher-education throughout the state of North Carolina. The NCHUG will foster mutually beneficial alliances and develop goals and objectives with the ultimate aim of promoting the development of “disaster-aware” communities.
To champion the use of Hazus in North Carolina
To foster a network of Hazus professionals in North Carolina
To advance opportunities for training in the use of Hazus software and technology in North Carolina
To share the successes and failures among Hazus users and assist natural disaster planning in North Carolina
To be a conduit for communication of hazard mitigation efforts and best management practices in North Carolina
To engage with Hazus users in other areas of the United States
News from Region IV
- Mitigation Advice Available at Olive Branch Home Depot
RIDGELAND, Miss. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists are in Olive Branch to answer questions on building stronger.
Advisers are available April 28 to May 3 at the Home Depot at 7740 Craft Goodman Road in Olive Branch. They will be in the store today from noon to 7 p.m. and Friday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.English
- Mitigation Advice Available at Brookhaven and Laurel Home Improvement Stores
RIDGELAND, Miss. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?
Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists are in Brookhaven and Laurel to answer questions on building stronger.
Advisers are available April 28 through May 3 at the Home Depot at 101 Stribling Road in Brookhaven and at Lowe’s at 1490 Highway 15 N. in Laurel. They will be in the stores today from noon to 7 p.m. and Friday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.English
- FEMA Urges Survivors to visit Disaster Recovery Centers Before They Close
RIDGELAND, Miss. – State and federal disaster recovery centers in Washington and Bolivar counties will close this week. March storm survivors are encouraged to bring their questions about applications or appeals to the centers while recovery experts are available.
Recovery center hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Locations are:
Bolivar County (Closing Friday, April 29, 6 p.m.)
Willard R. Samuel Jr. Gymnasium
700 N. Chrisman Ave.
Cleveland, MS 38732
Washington County (Closing Thursday, April 28, 6 p.m.)English
The last NCHUG meeting was Wednesday, March 13th, 2012 at 2 pm.
In addition to general Hazus updates and discusssions, Jason Brown from Dewberry presented his work with Hazus and Mitigation Planning titled Dam Breach Inundation Modeling, Mapping, and Risk Assessment
Watch our parent site for information about the monthly National HUG Conference Calls that anyone can attend.