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HAZUS-MH Earthquake Model
Entry ID: HAZUS_MH_EARTHQUAKE

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Summary
Abstract: The HAZUS-MH earthquake model estimates damage and loss to buildings, lifelines and essential facilities from scenario and probabilistic earthquakes, including:

1. Ground shaking and ground failure
2. Estimates of casualties
3. Displaced households and shelter requirements
4. Damage and loss of use of essential facilities
5. Estimated cost of repairing damaged buildings
6. Quantity of debris
7. Damage to buildings
8. Direct costs associated with loss of function (e.g., loss of business revenue)

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Description: Hazards U.S. - Multi-Hazard (HAZUS-MH).
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Service Citation
Originators: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Title: HAZUS-MH Earthquake Model
Provider: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
URL: http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/hazus/hz_eq.shtm
Service Keywords
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS MITIGATION Parameter Definition
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS PLANNING Parameter Definition
MODELS >GEOLOGIC/TECTONIC/PALEOCLIMATE MODELS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Ancillary Keywords
Earthquakes
Models

Service Provider
DHS/FEMA/MD/HAZUS > Hazards U.S., Mitigation Division, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/hazus/index.shtm

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CLAIRE DRURY
Phone: 202-646-2884
Fax: 202-646-2577
Email: hazus at dhs.gov
Contact Address:
HAZUS Program Manager
Federal Emergency Management Agency
500 C Street, SW.
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20472
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online, CD, DVD
Distribution_Size: 25,735 K
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-08-18
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-06-20
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