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FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) sent this bulletin on January 31, 2011 06:05 PM

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Hazus-MH for Decision-Makers Webinar

ESRI and FEMA have released an updated Hazus-MH for Decision Makers webinar available FREE of charge.  The 55-minute webinar provides an overview of the capabilities of the Hazus tool and how it can support mitigation, response, and recovery efforts.  It also explores some of the many resources that FEMA makes available to the Hazus user community. Kevin Mickey from The Polis Center, discusses and demonstrates the capabilities and benefits of Hazus-MH’s Flood, Earthquake, and Hurricane models during this informative and education presentation.

To access the webinar, click here.  And to learn more about Hazus, click here.


Updated Hazus Website

The website for FEMA’s Hazus program has a new look and additional features designed to improve its usability. Redesigned navigational tools, new links, and updated graphics and layouts will help users access information more quickly and easily.

Visitors to the site will find the list of main categories on the left-hand side has been restructured and expanded. The site has also been better linked to Risk MAP to provide even more relevant information. In addition, users now have the ability to utilize saved searches to look through the FEMA library for any and all available resources related to the Hazus program.

Look for additional enhancements in the coming months that will improve and simplify other areas of the FEMA site.

We hope that you’ll find the new Hazus site easier to use and full of useful information about the program.  Please visit the site at