World HAZUS User Group (WorldHUG)

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What We Do

The WorldHUG hopes to be a forum for the international HAZUS user community to develop, collaborate and coordinate on disaster-related projects utilizing the HAZUS methodology.

We hope you will offer technological, academic and strategic assistance to fellow HAZUS users around the world.

For international requests for publications please follow this process:

Send a copy of the request to Lou Fritz in FEMA Security for review and approval of the requested publication order.

Send to:  FEMA Security
            Attention: Lou Fritz
            Portals III
            1201 Maryland Avenue, SW
            Washington, DC 20472

Include a note, explaining that you would like him to review the order for approval to send.


News from FEMA

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Oklahoma

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Oklahoma.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding from April 28 to May 2, 2017.

FEMA Awards $3.5 Million Grant to Eugene Water & Electric Board for Storm Recovery

SALEM, Ore. – Eugene Water & Electric Board will receive a $3.5 million federal grant to help recover from Severe Winter Storm and Flooding during the period of December 14-17, 2016 the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Wednesday.


Last updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:32 AM

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Canadian HUG Page!

A GIS-Based Methodology for Exporting the Hazards U.S. (HAZUS) Earthquake Model for Global Applications (PowerPoint Version)
A presentation given by Rich Hansen, CU Denver and Doug Bausch, FEMA Region VIII
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International HAZUS Studies

How to Run HAZUS outside the U.S.
Hazus Data Management International Workflow For Newland (ND)

Hazus Data Management
International Workflow For Any Region (AR)

Earthquake Loss Estimation in Israel

This work aims at adopting the US HAZUS software, a standardized loss estimation methodology, and modifying it to suit the typical conditions and parameters of Israel. Download report

For more international projects click here.


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