San Diego and Imperial County HAZUS User Group (SDIHUG)

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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

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News from Region IX

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Visiting Neighborhoods

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – People in California who have been affected by the recent wildfires may see Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in their neighborhood, knocking on doors.

DSA teams can help connect homeowners, renters, business owners, faith-based and community organizations with the necessary resources to start the recovery process.

The teams offer survivors registration assistance; up-to-date information on their application status; on-the-spot needs assessment; and referrals to help fill outstanding needs.

Cal OES/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Middletown Changes Hours

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Middletown, CA is changing its hours. The DRC is operated by the California Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the county and local agencies. 

DRC Location:

The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center in Middletown

21256 Washington St., Middletown, CA 95461

Hours of operation will be:

Even if You Have Insurance, Register with FEMA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you live in Calaveras or Lake counties and were affected by the recent wildfires and are insured, you may still be eligible for FEMA assistance.

By law, FEMA cannot duplicate insurance or other benefits. However, FEMA may be able to help survivors with uninsured or underinsured losses or if their insurance settlement is delayed. Applicants should notify FEMA of their situation and provide insurance company documentation.


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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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