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Hazus User Release Notes

This container will house user-facing release notes from various releases of newer Hazus versions and service packs. The purpose of these documents is to describe the functional changes and known issues found in any releases and associated data updates.

Software: Hazus 4.0 User Release Notes

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements, defects, and new functionality addressed in this release of Hazus risk analysis software.

Software: Hazus 4.2 User Release Notes

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements, defects, and new functionality addressed in this release of Hazus risk analysis software.

Software: Hazus 4.2 (SP1) User Release Notes

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements, defects, and new functionality addressed in this release of Hazus risk analysis software.

Software: Hazus 4.2 (SP2) User Release Notes

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements, defects, and new functionality addressed in this release of Hazus risk analysis software.

Methodology: HIFLD Data Update

This document provides a detailed methodology of the data updates made to the statewide inventory databases in Hazus, based on HIFLD Open data.

Data and Tools: User Release Notes, November 2019

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements and new functionality addressed during this release of Hazus risk analysis tools and data.

Methodology: US Territories Data Update

This document provides a detailed methodology of the data updates made to the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands inventory datasets.

Factsheet: Hazus Flood Assessment Structure Tool (FAST)

This document provides a quick overview of FAST, an open source tool from FEMA's Hazus Program that rapidly analyzes structure-level flood risk.

Factsheet: Hazus Export Tool

This document provides a quick overview of FEMA's Hazus Export Tool, an open source tool to rapidly extract and visualize Hazus risk assessment results.

Software: Hazus 4.2 (SP3) User Release Notes

This document provides a detailed description of enhancements, defects, and new functionality addressed in this release of Hazus risk analysis software.

Factsheet: Nationwide Inventory Data Update

This document provides a quick overview of new risk assessment data for the U.S. Territories and nationwide infrastructure, updated November 2019.

Methodology: US Territories Building Exposure Estimate 2019 Update

This document provides a side-by-side comparison of the new 2019 building exposure estimates for the US territories compared with legacy hazus estimates, at the general and specific occupancy levels.

Last updated September 17, 2020