World HAZUS User Group (WorldHUG)
Jamie Caplan Consulting LLC
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
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 Missouri 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 State of Missouri.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:English
- President Declares Disaster for Missouri
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of September 9-10, 2014.English
- Nov. 5 & Nov. 23 Deadline for First Step to Receive Federal Aid after Summer Flooding in NM
- Oct. 31, 2014DR 4197/4199 NMNR004NMDHSEM: 505-819-8129FEMA: 505-471-4352 or Toll Free 855-413-0777
Nov. 5 & Nov. 23 Deadline for First Step to Receive Federal Aid after Summer Flooding in NM
SANTA FE – Getting disaster aid quickly into the hands of eligible applicants affected by July 27-August 5 flooding in New Mexico starts with the first step – informing state and federal recovery officials that Public Assistance funding is needed.English
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
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.