HAZUS


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HAZUSHazards United States (FEMA)
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According to HAZUS, there are 36 building types, and each type is divided into three categories in terms of number of stories: low-rise, mid-rise, and high-rise, which generally correspond to 1-3, 4-7, and 8+ stories, respectively.
HAZUS is a complex method of estimation of seismic damage, presented in the form of software.
Source FEMA Publication 366, HAZUS MH Estimated Annualized Earthquake
Whitman et d., Development of a National Earthquake Loss Estimation Methodology, 13 EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA 643 (1997); HAZUS: FEMA's Software Program for Estimating Potential Losses from Disasters, http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/hazus/index.shtm (last visited Aug.
During my career, I have collaborated with colleagues from the Auckland (NZ) Regional Council, the Milwaukee Mayor's office, the Federal Geographic Data Committee, HAZUS user groups, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and, as of late, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Council.
FEMA has invested $40 million since 1997 developing and improving the HAZUS model.
Una metodologia para la estimacion de perdidas multiriesgos bien conocida en el dominio publico es HAZUS, desarrollada por la Agencia Federal de Emergencias de Estados Unidos (FEMA, 2005).
The earthquake risk assessment model using HAZ-Taiwan and TELES (Taiwan Earthquake Loss Estimation System) based upon the framework of HAZUS (developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, U.S.A.) is adopted by the Taipei City government to provide necessary information in forming the earthquake mitigation plans.
Therefore, liquefaction analysis is performed using a stress-based approach and PGA computed from HAZUS. Standard penetration test (SPT) data on bridges and casino location is obtained from MDOT and other private agency to perform the stress-based approach.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is developing a multi-hazard risk assessment tool called HAZUS. Anticipating a need to provide training and technical support to the system's users, FEMA is hoping to establish a HAZUS Vendor Program, to be administered through the private sector.