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
- FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Harris and Waller Counties
– In Harris County, at Lowe’s in Houston and The Home Depot in Baytown; ACE Hardware in Waller (Waller County)
AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will visit Lowe’s and The Home Depot in Harris County and ACE Hardware in Waller County to offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage.
Specialists will be available at the following locations:
Lowe’s, 4645 Beechnut St., Houston, Texas 77096English
- Disaster Recovery Centers Closing This Weekend in Shepherd and La Grange
AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery centers in Shepherd in San Jacinto County and La Grange in Fayette County will close this weekend.
Shepherd Community Center
10251 Hwy. 150
Shepherd, Texas 77371
Closing: 6 p.m. Friday, May 27
La Grange Fire Station
244 N. Franklin
La Grange, Texas 78945
Closing: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28English
- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Closing This Weekend in Katy, Houston
AUSTIN, Texas – Two mobile disaster recovery centers in Katy and Houston, both in Harris County, will close this week.
Lone Star College-University Park
Energy & Manufacturing Institute
11521 Compaq Center West Dr.
Houston, Texas 77070
2 p.m. Friday, May 27
24927 Morton Rd
Katy, Texas 77493
2 p.m. Saturday, May 28English
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)
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.