San Diego and Imperial County HAZUS User Group (SDIHUG)
- California Emergency Management Agency
- County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services
- Regional Technology Center
- San Diego County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
- Imperial County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (draft)
What We Do
The San Diego and Imperial County HAZUS User Group (SDIHUG) was formed March of 2009. SDIHUG aims to build partnerships and strategies to manage multiple hazards facing the southern border counties of California through the use of FEMA’s HAZUS software. We are looking for stakeholders from various disciplines and organizations to join us.
Our Goals include…
providing a forum for discussion
encouraging local training opportunities
promoting the use of HAZUS in the region
developing collaborations on projects and data
conducting public outreach and education on the use of HAZUS
News from San Diego and Imperial County
News from Region IX
- New State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Lake County
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Clearlake is open to help survivors impacted by the Valley Fire. Disaster Recovery Centers are operated by the California Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the county and local agencies.
The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center in Clearlake
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- FEMA Eligibility Letter May Not Be Last Word on Disaster Assistance
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first communication may not be the last word. While applicants may be ineligible for FEMA disaster grants, they may receive assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
And there may be an easy-to-resolve reason why some wildfire survivors received a notice stating that they are ineligible for assistance.English
- Wildfire Survivors Warned: Beware of Fraud
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As Californians work to recover from the wildfires, FEMA is warning of another danger: Fraudulent building contractors and other scam artists who often appear in communities recovering from a disaster.
Here are a few common post-disaster fraud practices:
Fraudulent phone calls or visits: Be wary of individuals claiming to be from FEMA without proper FEMA photo identification asking for survivor information.
Survivors will be asked to provide their Social Security number and banking information only when registering for FEMA assistance.English
Read the Forum thread about HAZUS in the News in San Diego
San Diego HAZUS User Group Meets at ESRI GIS Conference Date: 07/14/2010 Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Room: Room 16 A
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