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This course provides an overview of the capabilities of Hazus-MH, FEMA's loss-estimation tool for earthquake, flood, and hurricane wind hazards. You will learn how to install the Hazus-MH software, define a study region (the area of analysis used by Hazus-MH), and explore the basic types of analysis that Hazus-MH can perform. You will also explore the types of information about the social and economic impacts of natural hazards that Hazus-MH can generate.
Who Should Attend
- New Hazus-MH users.
- Organizations or individuals involved with planning how to reduce the losses of life and property that can be caused by flood, earthquake, and hurricane wind hazards.
Learn How To
- Understand the basic capabilities of Hazus-MH.
- Install Hazus-MH.
- Create a Hazus-MH study region.
- Conduct a basic hazard analysis using Hazus-MH and explore the loss estimations generated by the analysis.