Virginia HAZUS User Group (VAHUG)

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Brian Crumpler - GIS Manager
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Preparedness, Training and Exercises Division
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Additional West Virginia County Approved For Disaster Aid

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Jackson County is now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides occurring July 10-14, 2015.

FEMA To Evaluate Readiness Of Maryland

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur during the week of September 14th, 2015 to assess the ability of the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

FEMA Region III Releases Preparedness Infographics

PHILADELPHIA – FEMA Region III has created four new infographics to promote individual and community preparedness. Infographics can be used in many different ways to help reach multiple audiences and guide action. We encourage everyone to use, share and promote these vibrant visual tools. Each infographic focuses on a specific topic:


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HUG Resources

Use of HAZUS-MH to Support Virginia DEM Programs & Missions
Presentaion outlining how HAZUS-MH can be used to help Virginia.

GIS and Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Hampton Roads, VA
Presentaion by Sam Martin, S.R. Martin Associates and Tammie Organski, Versar, Inc.

Modeling the Effectiveness of Hurricane Preparedness Damage Mitigation Strategies in Southeastern Virginia
This project seeks to provide information to decision makers about the risks and tradeoffs involved in preparedness and response to a major hurricane.

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HUG Announcements

Basic HAZUS-MH MR 3 (L313)
Apr 14, 2009 - Apr 16, 2009
FEMA Region III and George Mason University’s GIS Center of Excellence are sponsoring this course at George Mason University, GIS Center of Excellence Prince William Campus in Manassas, VA.
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