Rocky Mountain HAZUS User Group (RMHUG)
- ANSS - Advanced National Seismic System ANSS INTERMOUNTAIN WEST REGION
- Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC)
Hazard Mitigation Lead/Sr Project Manager, CFM
Mitigation Planner/GIS Specialist
FEMA Region VIII
Denver Federal Center, Building 20
What We Do
The Rocky Mountain HAZUS User Group (RMHUG) has been established to support HAZUS users across the Rocky Mountain Region, including the states of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. The RMHUG will help facilitate idea and resource sharing, specifically concerning the HAZUS-MH flood and earthquake models. Conference calls and meetings will be periodically held to create a forum for sharing successes, failures, technical issues and to form relationships and build a user community. Resources and important links will be available on the website including notices of upcoming training opportunities.
The RMHUG is informal and open to any interested parties, but suggested participants include local, state, and federal emergency management staff, GIS users or professionals, and other HAZUS practitioners.
News from Region VIII
- Federal Aid Programs for the State of Montana 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 State of Montana.
Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Montana
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Montana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by ice jams and flooding during the period of March 1-16, 2014.English
- $4 Million Federal Grant for Disaster Counseling
DENVER-Crisis counseling services will continue over the next nine months for survivors of the Colorado flooding disaster in September 2013 because of a $4 million federal grant. FEMA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration have awarded the $4,058,060 grant to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment through the 2014 Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP).English
FEMA Modeling Task Force (MOTF) GIS-based Support for Hurricane SandyMonday, February 25th, 11am MT