The HotZone Newsletters serve as a way to provide interesting Hazus-related news to the Hazus community. Topics range from regional Hazus activities/news to national news, and each newsletter contains upcoming training information and national Hazus User Group call dates.
The newsletters are distributed on a bi-monthly basis, and in addition to being posted below, you can also receive them by signing up to the FEMA GovDelivery Hazus email updates and by joining the Hazus group page on LinkedIn.
If you would like to contribute to the HotZone Newsletter, please email Kathleen Goulding at firstname.lastname@example.org with articles or ideas for topics.
Hazus HotZone November 2012
In this issue receive information about the Hazus Excellence Award winner, U.S. ShakeOut Drills, the DHS ThinkEfficiency Campaign winners, the Hazus 2.1 Service Pack 1 Release, Hazus being chosen as a finalist for the KM World award, upcoming Hazus training, and future Hazus User Group call dates.
Hazus HotZone September 2012
In this issue receive information about developing earthquake scenarios for Israel, information on how to request Regional training courses, a summary of the Hazus Regional POC meeting, information on a Regional training course in California, and Hazus website statistics.
Hazus HotZone July 2012
In this issue receive information about the Hazus-MH Hurricane Wind Model, Hazus being highlighted in a G20 publication, the 2012 South Carolina Full Scale Exercise using Hazus, how to connect with the Hazus Community, upcoming Hazus User Group calls, and upcoming Hazus training.
In this issue receive articles on the uses of Hazus during this past hurricane season by the Pacific Disaster Center and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium. It shows the newest Hazus trained professionals and practitioners, information on the new Hazus for Floodplain Managers course, a list of Hazus training opportunities, and updates on the activities of Hazus User Groups. It also highlights the beginning of plans for a Tsunami model.