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Thursday, January 03, 2008

2008 FEMA Emergency Management Institute Course Schedule Released

Per a recent post on the Florida HAZUS User Group (FLHUG), the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) has released their schedule for the National HAZUS-MH Training Courses.

HAZUS-MH is a powerful risk assessment software program for analyzing potential losses from floods, hurricane winds and earthquakes. In HAZUS-MH, current scientific and engineering knowledge is coupled with the latest geographic information systems (GIS) technology to produce estimates of hazard-related damage before, or after, a disaster occurs.

The regularly scheduled, 3½-day HAZUS-MH Training Courses will be held at the National Emergency Training Center located at:

16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998

For those interested, please see the Application, Eligibility Details, and Enrollment Policies.

Upcoming courses include:

Advanced HAZUS-MH for Hurricane
February 4th-7th, 2008

Advanced HAZUS-MH for Flood
January 14th-17th, 2008
June 16th-19th, 2008

Advanced HAZUS-MH for Earthquake
April 21st-24th, 2008

Application of HAZUS-MH for Disaster Operations
April 14th-17th, 2008

Introduction to ArcGIS for HAZUS-MH Users
February 25th-28th, 2008

HAZUS-MH / DMA 2000 Risk Assessment
August 4th-6th, 2008

April 7th-10th, 2008
July 14th-17th, 2008

Comprehensive Data Management for HAZUS-MH
March 17th-20th, 2008
September 8th-11th, 2008