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OpenFEMA Data Sets

Disaster Info

Emergency Management

Individual Assistance

Public Assistance

Hazard Mitigation

NFIP

Misc

This page is intended to be a one stop shop for OpenFEMA—FEMA’s data delivery platform which provides data sets to the public in open, industry standard, machine-readable formats. Data sets are available in multiple formats, including downloadable files and through an easily digestible Application Programming Interface (API). Each page includes information about the specific data set, links to downloadable files, a data dictionary describing each field, and an endpoint link (if applicable for those data sets available via the API).

For additional information regarding API usage, please see the Developer Resources and the OpenFEMA API Documentation.

If you have any questions or comments pertaining to OpenFEMA or have suggestions for additional data sets, please contact us at OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

Disaster Information

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
Disaster Declarations SummariesV1,
V2
N/A
Disaster Relief Fund Monthly ReportN/ANOTE
FEMA Web Declaration AreasV1N/A
FEMA Web Disaster DeclarationsV1N/A
FEMA Web Disaster SummariesV1N/A
FEMA USFA NFIRS Fire Incident & Cause DataN/ANOTE
Mission AssignmentsV1N/A

Emergency Management, Preparedness and Alerts

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)N/ANOTE
Emergency Management Performance GrantsV1NOTE
Preparedness (Non-Disaster)/Assistance to Firefighter Grants FY 2005-2015N/ANOTE
IPAWS Archived AlertsV1N/A
National Household SurveyN/ANOTE
Sandy PMO: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Sandy Supplemental Bill) Financial DataN/ANOTE

Individual Assistance

FEMA assists individuals and households through the coordination and delivery of Individual Assistance (IA) programs. IA includes a number of other programs, including Individuals and Households Program (IHP) and that in turn includes Housing Assistance (HA) and Other Needs Assistance (ONA).

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
Housing Assistance Program Data - OwnersV1,
V2
NOTE
Housing Assistance Program Data - RentersV1,
V2
NOTE
Individuals and Households Program (IHP) Flood DamageN/ANOTE
Individuals and Households Program - Valid RegistrationsV1N/A
Individual Assistance Housing Registrants - Large DisastersV1N/A
Individual Assistance Open Disaster StatisticsN/ANOTE
Registration Intake and Individuals Household ProgramV1,
V2
NOTE

Public Assistance

Public Assistance (PA) is FEMA's largest grant program providing funds to assist communities responding to and recovering from major declared disasters or emergencies.

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards ActivityN/ANOTE
Public Assistance Second Appeals TrackerN/ANOTE
Public Assistance ApplicantsV1N/A
Public Assistance Funded Projects DetailsV1N/A
Public Assistance Funded Projects SummariesV1N/A

Hazard Mitigation

Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) is for actions taken to reduce or eliminate long term risk to people and property from natural disasters. HMA includes the following programs: Hazard Mitigation Grants Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM), and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA). Please note that the Biggert Waters Flood Instance Reform Act of 2012 eliminated the Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) and Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) and the new FMA program was authorized.

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Mitigated PropertiesV1,
V2
N/A
Hazard Mitigation Assistance ProjectsV1,
V2
N/A
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Projects by NFIP CRS CommunitiesV1N/A
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Appeals DatabaseN/ANOTE
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Disaster SummariesV1N/A
Hazard Mitigation Plan StatusesV1N/A

National Flood Insurance Program

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures.

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
FIMA NFIP Redacted ClaimsV1NOTE
FIMA NFIP Redacted Policies V1NOTE
NFIP Reinsurance Placement InformationN/ANOTE

Miscellaneous - Data Visualizations, Metadata, Etc.

Dataset NameOpenFEMA APIFEMA Library Files
FEMA RegionsV1,
V2
N/A
OpenFEMA Data SetsV1N/A
OpenFEMA Data Set FieldsV1N/A
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This OpenFEMA Library collection is under construction and will be restored soon.

Last updated Aug 4, 2020

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