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
- 2015 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application Period Now Open
DENTON, Texas – Time is running out to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2015 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards.
The awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward making their communities safer, stronger, better prepared and more resilient.English
- FEMA Announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Emergency Management Performance Grant
WASHINGTON—Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate today announced the release of the FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program. The FY 2015 EMPG Program provides over $350 million to assist state, local, tribal, and territorial governments in preparing for all hazards, as authorized by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.English
- Federal Aid Programs for the State of New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: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
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.