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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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Maryland and Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of April 25th, 2016 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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Additional Virginia Counties and Independent Cities Approved For Disaster Aid

Additional Virginia Counties and Independent Cities Approved For Disaster Aid

Harrisburg, Pa. – The counties of Greene, Henrico, and Shenandoah and the independent cities of Fairfax and Fredericksburg are now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during the Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm occurring on January 22-23, 2016. This will allow for reimbursement for repairing infrastructure damage caused by the storms, as well as the cost of responding to them. In addition, Snow Assistance will be provided for a period of 48 hours.

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Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 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 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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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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