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Hazus is a nationally applicable standardized methodology that contains models for estimating potential losses from earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes. Hazus uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to estimate physical, economic, and social impacts of disasters.
Collection Created:
July 26, 2013
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  • HAZUS-MH Application: Exposure of Manufactured Housing to Wind in Hurricane Charley -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identifying manufactured housing (pre-1994) that is most vulnerable to wind; Estimating of the number of households that occupy manufactured housing, including low-income and elderly; (Post-event uses) Identifying manufactured housing sites that have experienced peak gust winds in excess of 110 mph; and Identifying manufactured housing sites that have a high probability of experiencing at least moderate damage.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Exposure of Manufactured Housing to Wind in Hurricane Charley -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identifying manufactured housing (pre-1994) that is most vulnerable to wind; Estimating of the number of households that occupy manufactured housing, including low-income and elderly; (Post-event uses) Identifying manufactured housing sites that have experienced peak gust winds in excess of 110 mph; and Identifying manufactured housing sites that have a high probability of experiencing at least moderate damage.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Estimated Shelter Needs: Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Estimation of shelter requirements from scenario events for mass care planning; Incorporation of user-supplied data on designated shelters into the HAZUS-MH inventory; (Post-event uses) Analysis of area of impact; Estimation of the number of displaced households and short-term shelter requirements - one day prior to landfall and at landfall; and Use of estimates to scale mission requirements under mass care.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Estimated Shelter Needs: Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Estimation of shelter requirements from scenario events for mass care planning; Incorporation of user-supplied data on designated shelters into the HAZUS-MH inventory; (Post-event uses) Analysis of area of impact; Estimation of the number of displaced households and short-term shelter requirements - one day prior to landfall and at landfall; and Use of estimates to scale mission requirements under mass care.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Estimated County Loss Ratios from Wind Damage: Hurricane Charley -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: Pre-event uses) Preparation of policies and procedures for utilizing county loss ratios to support mitigation planning; (Post-event uses) Assessment of disaster impacts on housing inventory in affected counties; Prioritizing disaster assistance to impacted communities; Assessment and documentation of economic impacts from wind damage. Significantly high loss ratios may be useful triggers in initiating long-term recovery under the National Response Plan.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Estimated County Loss Ratios from Wind Damage: Hurricane Charley -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: Pre-event uses) Preparation of policies and procedures for utilizing county loss ratios to support mitigation planning; (Post-event uses) Assessment of disaster impacts on housing inventory in affected counties; Prioritizing disaster assistance to impacted communities; Assessment and documentation of economic impacts from wind damage. Significantly high loss ratios may be useful triggers in initiating long-term recovery under the National Response Plan.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Estimates of Debris Generated in Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event) Use of debris estimates (all categories) from scenario events as input for debris management plans; Identification of areas with high potential concentrations of concrete and steel debris, and incorporation of this analysis into debris clearance and removal strategies; (Post-event uses) Use of estimates of concrete and steel debris to identify impacted areas that may have urban search and rescue requirements; Use of analysis for debris response, including prioritization of deployment of debris clearance strike teams; and Use of analysis for scaling mission requirements for under Emergency Support Function (ESF) #3 under the National Response Plan, and for estimating resource requirements for Public Assistance.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Hurricane WInd: Estimates of Debris Generated in Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event) Use of debris estimates (all categories) from scenario events as input for debris management plans; Identification of areas with high potential concentrations of concrete and steel debris, and incorporation of this analysis into debris clearance and removal strategies; (Post-event uses) Use of estimates of concrete and steel debris to identify impacted areas that may have urban search and rescue requirements; Use of analysis for debris response, including prioritization of deployment of debris clearance strike teams; and Use of analysis for scaling mission requirements for under Emergency Support Function (ESF) #3 under the National Response Plan, and for estimating resource requirements for Public Assistance.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Hurricane Wind: Estimated Loss of Functionality of Hospitals in Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of hospitals most at risk from storm surge and hurricane winds; Incorporation of HAZUS-MH analysis of debris generation to identify hospitals that may inaccessible; Identification of population most at risk from the effects of storm surge and high winds, and thus requiring medical attention; (Post-event uses) Identification of hospitals with moderate to high probability of losing functionality due to the effects of high winds and storm surge; Input in the deployment of Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) and the location of staging areas for deployment of response resources; and Identification of population at risk and infrastructure that is exposed to high winds and storm surge, and areas with potentially high concentrations of debris.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Hurricane Wind: Estimated Loss of Functionality of Hospitals in Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of hospitals most at risk from storm surge and hurricane winds; Incorporation of HAZUS-MH analysis of debris generation to identify hospitals that may inaccessible; Identification of population most at risk from the effects of storm surge and high winds, and thus requiring medical attention; (Post-event uses) Identification of hospitals with moderate to high probability of losing functionality due to the effects of high winds and storm surge; Input in the deployment of Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) and the location of staging areas for deployment of response resources; and Identification of population at risk and infrastructure that is exposed to high winds and storm surge, and areas with potentially high concentrations of debris.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Hurricane Wind: Estimated Peak WInd Gusts in Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Scenario development for hurricane preparedness, training, and exercises; (Post-event uses) Comparison of actual 3 sec peak gust windspeeds to building code design windspeeds; Post-landfall analyses of counties, population, essential facilities and infrastructure that have been impacted by hurricane wind; Incorporation of demographic data to identify the population most at risk from hurricane winds, including low-income, elderly, and other special needs groups; Rapid needs assessments; and Response and recovery planning, including identification and analysis of areas most impacted by hurricane winds.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Coastal Flooding in Escambia County, Florida from Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of the extent of inland flooding from the storm using predictive SWEL developed by the SLOSH models; Identification and ranking of census blocks that are likely to be damaged in the predicted hurricane event; Identification of staging areas for pre-position of response personnel, supplies and other resources; Identification of areas that may experience heavy damage to bridges and general building stock, conditions that could increase shelter requirements and the demand for disaster assistance; (Post-event uses) Identification of bridges that should be inspected; Identification of streets that may be impassable; Identification of damaged areas in the study region that have a high probability of generating shelter needs and requirements for debris removal; and Identification of of areas that can be targeted for mitigation programs, including the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Coastal Flooding in Escambia County, Florida from Hurricane Ivan -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of the extent of inland flooding from the storm using predictive SWEL developed by the SLOSH models; Identification and ranking of census blocks that are likely to be damaged in the predicted hurricane event; Identification of staging areas for pre-position of response personnel, supplies and other resources; Identification of areas that may experience heavy damage to bridges and general building stock, conditions that could increase shelter requirements and the demand for disaster assistance; (Post-event uses) Identification of bridges that should be inspected; Identification of streets that may be impassable; Identification of damaged areas in the study region that have a high probability of generating shelter needs and requirements for debris removal; and Identification of of areas that can be targeted for mitigation programs, including the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Santa Clara and Virgin Rivers Flood: City of St. George, Utah -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Estimation of economic losses for buildings as a result of flooding in the City of St. George; (Post-event uses) Estimation of potential economic losses for buildings from the effects of flooding; Identification of areas within the county that are expected to sustain building damage; Identification of streets and bridges that have been flooded; and Identification and prioritization of areas to be surveyed by damage assessment teams.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Santa Clara and Virgin Rivers Flood: City of St. George, Utah -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Estimation of economic losses for buildings as a result of flooding in the City of St. George; (Post-event uses) Estimation of potential economic losses for buildings from the effects of flooding; Identification of areas within the county that are expected to sustain building damage; Identification of streets and bridges that have been flooded; and Identification and prioritization of areas to be surveyed by damage assessment teams.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Population Potentially Exposed to Dam Failure in Austin, Texas -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of population and property potentially exposed to the failure of Mansfield and Miller dams in Austin, Texas (GIS inventory); Characterization of population potentially exposed, including elderly and low-income. Identification of essential facilities in the inundation area (GIS inventory); Incorporation of HAZUS-MH analysis into evacuation and shelters planning; (Post-event uses) Identification and quantification of population at risk from the failure of Miller and/or Mansfield dams; and Identification and implementation of appropriate protective measures, including warning, evacuation, and sheltering.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Flood: Population Potentially Exposed to Dam Failure in Austin, Texas -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Identification of population and property potentially exposed to the failure of Mansfield and Miller dams in Austin, Texas (GIS inventory); Characterization of population potentially exposed, including elderly and low-income. Identification of essential facilities in the inundation area (GIS inventory); Incorporation of HAZUS-MH analysis into evacuation and shelters planning; (Post-event uses) Identification and quantification of population at risk from the failure of Miller and/or Mansfield dams; and Identification and implementation of appropriate protective measures, including warning, evacuation, and sheltering.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Earthquake: Population Density in Louisville, Kentucky in Relation to the Earthquake Hazard -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Evaluation of options for future development in Louisville — residential, commercial and industrial — in relation to potential soil liquefaction zones; Assessment of population in areas of Louisville that are characterized by soft soils that may amplify ground shaking in an earthquake; (Post-event uses) Quick assessment of residential dollar losses from scenario earthquakes in Louisville; and Assessment of the population that is potentially impacted by ground failure from earthquakes.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Earthquake: Population Density in Louisville, Kentucky in Relation to the Earthquake Hazard -- Map Series Template Poster

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Evaluation of options for future development in Louisville — residential, commercial and industrial — in relation to potential soil liquefaction zones; Assessment of population in areas of Louisville that are characterized by soft soils that may amplify ground shaking in an earthquake; (Post-event uses) Quick assessment of residential dollar losses from scenario earthquakes in Louisville; and Assessment of the population that is potentially impacted by ground failure from earthquakes.
  • HAZUS-MH Application: Earthquake: Distribution of Utility Lifelines in Relation to Earthquake Hazard in Portland, Oregon -- Map Series Template

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    Potential uses for this map include: (Pre-event uses) Evaluation of options for future extension of utility lifeline systems in Portland in relation to areas of potential soil liquefaction; Prioritization of mitigation measures for system components to reduce vulnerability to potential liquefaction; Evaluation of the population and businesses that are potentially vulnerable to the earthquake hazard in Portland; (Post-event uses) Identification of utility lifelines that are potentially impacted by soil liquefaction; Identification of utilities that are potentially eligible for funds under FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program following a declared disaster; and Identification of mitigation opportunities following a damaging earthquake.

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