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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.

Hazus Hurricane Modeling in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

This document provides an overview of the updates made in FEMA's Hazus Hurricane-Wind Model for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Factsheet: Hazus for Hurricane Modeling

This document provides an overview of FEMA's Hazus Hurricane-Wind Model, including how it works, data inputs, and uses in the emergency management community.

Software: Hazus 5.0 User Release Notes

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

Factsheet: What is Hazus

This document provides an overview of FEMA's Hazus, including how it works, data inputs, and uses in the emergency management community.

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: 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: 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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 4.0 User Release Notes

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

Last updated July 8, 2021