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
- Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Columbia, Caldwell Parish and Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish
- BATON ROUGE, La. – The Columbia (Caldwell Parish) and Sicily Island (Catahoula Parish) disaster recovery centers will close Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m.
The centers are located at the following addresses:
Caldwell Parish Community Center
104 Henderson St.
Old Martin Junior High School
825 Highway 8
Sicily Island, La.English
- Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Transitions to Fixed Location for Louisiana Survivors
BATON ROUGE, La. – The mobile disaster recovery center in Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish) will transition to a fixed location beginning Wednesday, May 4.
The mobile disaster recovery center will change locations on Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. and then open at the following fixed address:
West Carroll Parish School Board Building
410 Willis St.
Oak Grove, La.English
- FEMA Helpline Can Assist Disaster Survivors
RIDGELAND, Miss. – The disaster recovery centers operated jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are closed, but help is still available for Mississippians affected by the March floods.
The FEMA helpline can assist with appeals, answer questions, provide the status of applications and discuss the documents needed to move an application forward.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.