Essays Tagged: "FEMA"

HAZUS®-MH

s models for estimating potential losses from earthquakes, floods, and hurricane winds" (http://www.fema.gov/HAZUS/hz_meth.shtm). The program is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA ... a great way to begin the risk assessment process and prioritize high-risk communities" (http://www.fema.gov/HAZUS/hz_meth.shtm). The Additional Data Input (Level 2) displays risk and loss estimates m ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hazus software

Hazus is a FEMA sponsored program developed to help perform a damage analysis due to a disaster. Currently, Haz ... alysis due to a disaster. Currently, Hazus is only capable of estimating losses due to earthquakes. FEMA is in the works of developing future software that will make Hazus capable of analyzing floods, ... in loss and damage estimations due to disasters. One day, Hazus could be the standard software that FEMA requires for the disbursement of federal disaster aid funds.Hazus Summary Report CCCR Consultants

(2 pages) 501 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Fight to Gain a Great Society in Poverty

ne Katrina victims were forced into poverty after loosing everything to a natural disaster. Without FEMA the children affected would not have food in their mouths nor clothes on their backs. How can w ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lady Macbeth Character Analysis, William Shakespeare

he murder herself. Macbeth once implies that his wife Lady Macbeth is a masculine soul inhabiting a female body. Femininity it self is seen to a degree as a source of evil and violence, but they rely ...

(3 pages) 14 1 3.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

External influences

ring a disaster, businesses lean to external sponsorships like Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Red Cross, and Red Crescent. FEMA is an organization within the United States used to coordin ... coordinate the response to disaster, which overwhelms the resources of local and state authorities (FEMA.gov, 2008). Red Cross and Red Crescent are international organizations providing humanitarian a ...

(4 pages) 74 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers