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FEMA EMI News Update – Training Opportunities – 1331 – 1332 – 1333

1331 – E0172 Hazus-MH for Flood; 1332 – E0176 Hazus-MH for Floodplain Managers; 1333 – E0174 Hazus-MH for Earthquake
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Course: E0172 Hazus-MH for Flood

Course: E0176 Hazus-MH for Floodplain Managers

Course: E0174 Hazus-MH for Earthquake

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Emmitsburg, MD — You are subscribed to EMI News for FEMA. The following information has recently been updated, and is now available on http://training.fema.gov/EMI/

1331 – Training Opportunity – E0172 Hazus-MH for Flood

Course Description:

This course builds on the information provided in the E0313 Basic Hazus course by providing an in-depth exploration of the Hazus Flood model. An overview of the flood related inventory components is provided. An emphasis is placed on techniques for defining a flood hazard, adjusting parameters for identifying economic and social impacts from floods and interpreting and applying model outputs. Best practices for using the flood model to support emergency management are identified. Course instruction includes lectures, demonstrations and multiple hands-on individual and group activities.

Read more in Training Opportunity 1331.

1332 – Training Opportunity – E0176 Hazus-MH for Floodplain Managers

Course Description:

This course provides in-depth instruction and hands-on activities that develop the skills needed by floodplain managers, individuals that work with floodplain managers and emergency planners to effectively use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools, with emphasis on Hazus-MH, for modeling the impacts on communities from riverine and coastal flooding. Those who complete this course will understand the roles that Floodplain Managers support, as well as, how geospatial technologies such as Hazus-MH can be used to protect communities beyond the minimum standards that Floodplain Managers are responsible for implementing.

Read more in Training Opportunity 1332.

1333 – Training Opportunity – E0174 Hazus-MH for Earthquake

Course Description:

This course builds on the information provided in the E0313 Basic Hazus course by providing an in-depth exploration of the Hazus Earthquake model. An overview of the earthquake related inventory components is provided. An emphasis is placed on techniques for defining an earthquake hazard, adjusting parameters for identifying economic and social impacts from earthquakes and interpreting and applying model outputs. Best practices for using the earthquake model to support emergency management are identified. Course instruction includes lectures, demonstrations and multiple hands-on individual and group activities..

Read more in Training Opportunity 1333.

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