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OpenFEMA Changelog

Overview

All notable changes to OpenFEMA will be documented on this page. Each dataset or API release will indicate a release date, changes, and tags indicating the type of change. There may be data set releases that are not related to API version releases. Upcoming, unreleased changes will always appear at the top. Details regarding new features can be found in the OpenFEMA API documentation . If you have suggestions for features or additional data sets, please contact us at openfema@fema.dhs.gov.

Upcoming/Unreleased

Data Sets

  • FIMA NFIP Policies - New!
  • FIMA NFIP Claims - New!
  • FEMA Web Declarations – Update
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Mitigated Properties - Update
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Projects - Update
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Disaster Summaries – Update
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan Statuses – New!
  • Procurement Contracts Actions - New!

Features

  • GraphQL support
  • Visual query builder
  • GeoJSON/JSON-P streaming

By Date

2020-05-18

  • API framework release 5.1.1
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Projects by NFIP CRS Communities Data Set Version 1  [New]
  • FEMA Regions Data Set Version 2  [New]
  • FEMA Web Disaster Summaries Data Set Version 1  [Update]
  • IPAWS Archived Alerts Data Set Version 1  [Update]
  • OpenFEMA Data Sets  [Update]
  • OpenFEMA Data Set Fields  [Update]
  • Documentation:
    • OpenFEMA Large Data Guide  [New]
    • API Documentation  [Update]
  • Features:
    • Ability to query against a geo-spatial enabled dataset   [New]
    • Enhanced data set metadata  [Update]
    • Comma-Separated Value support as a data format - Users can now request data to be returned in a CSV format using the $format parameter  [New]
    • JSONA support as a data format - Users can now request data to be returned in a JSONA format using the $format parameter   [New]
    • Query based searches – Users can specify a $filename parameter permitting the download of only the fields and the filter specified  [New]
    • $metadata parameter added to suppress the return of the data set metadata header object  [New]

2020-04-21

  • API framework release 5.0.0

2020-04-07

  • API framework release 4.3.0
  • IPAWS Archived Alerts Data Set Version 1  [Update]
  • Features:
    • Array/nested element querying  [New]

2020-03-30

  • API framework release 4.0.5
  • IPAWS Archived Alerts Data Set Version 1  [New]

2020-02-17

  • API framework release 4.0.0

2020-01-30

  • API framework release 3.4.9
  • Individuals and Households Program Valid Registrations  [Update]

2020-01-24

  • API framework release 3.4.8
  • Individuals and Households Program Valid Registrations Data Set Version 1  [New]
  • Public Assistance Funded Projects Details Data Set Version 1  [Update]

2020-01-08

  • API framework release 3.4.7
  • Public Assistance Funded Projects Details Data Set Version 1  [Update]

2020-01-04

  • 2018 National Household Survey Data Set  [New]

2020-12-13

  • API framework release 3.2.5

2020-10-01

  • API framework release 3.2.4
  • Mission Assignments Data Set Version 1  [New]
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Disaster Summaries Data Set Version 1   [Updated]
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Projects Data Set Version 2  [Updated]
  • Hazard Mitigation Assistance Mitigated Properties Version 2  [Updated]

Last updated Aug 3, 2020

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