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  • FIMA NFIP Redacted Claims Data Set

    Federal Insurance & Mitigation Administration National Flood Insurance Program (FIMA NFIP) Redacted Claims Dataset

    Congress passed the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA), 42 U.S.C. 4001 in 1968, creating the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in order to reduce future flood losses through flood hazard identification, manage floodplain, and provide insurance protection. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) originally administered the NFIP, and Congress subsequently transferred the NFIP to FEMA upon its creation in 1979. FEMA and insurance companies participating in FEMA's Write Your Own (WYO) program offer NFIP insurance coverage for building structures as well as for contents and personal property with the building structures to eligible and insurable properties. The WYO program began in 1983 with NFIP operating under Part B of the NFIA and allows FEMA to authorize private insurance companies to issue the Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP) as FEMA's fiduciary and fiscal agent. FEMA administers NFIP by ensuring insurance applications are processed properly; determining correct premiums; renewing, reforming, and cancelling insurance policies; transferring policies from the seller of the property to the purchaser of the property in certain circumstances; and processing insurance claims.

    The paid premiums of SFIPs and claims payments for damaged property are processed through the National Flood Insurance Fund (NFIF). NFIF was established by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001, et seq.), and is a centralized premium revenue and fee-generated fund that supports NFIP, which holds these U.S. Treasury funds.

    This data set is derived from the NFIP system of record, staged in the NFIP reporting platform and redacted to protect policy holder personally identifiable information.

    The NFIP Transactional Record Reporting Process (TRRP) Plan (https://bsa.nfipstat.fema.gov/manuals/Jan_2015_consolidated_TRRP.pdf) defines for the WYO companies how to report policy and claims information to the NFIP. The Claims Manual (https://www.fema.gov/claims-manual) establishes how claims should be adjusted.

    This data set represents more than 2,000,000 claims transactions. Due to the file size we recommend using Access, SQL, or another programming/data management tool to visualize and manipulate the data, as Excel will not be able to process files this large without data loss. Please note that there is a lag of 45 to 60 days for current data to be released. 

    If you have media inquiries about this data set, please email the FEMA News Desk ( FEMA-News-Desk@dhs.gov) or call (202) 646-3272.  For inquiries about FEMA's data and Open government program please contact the OpenFEMA team via email (OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov ) .

  • FIMA NFIP Redacted Policies Data Set

    Federal Insurance & Mitigation Administration National Flood Insurance Program (FIMA NFIP) Redacted Policies Dataset

    Congress passed the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA), 42 U.S.C. 4001 in 1968, creating the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in order to reduce future flood losses through flood hazard identification, manage floodplain, and provide insurance protection. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) originally administered the NFIP, and Congress subsequently transferred the NFIP to FEMA upon its creation in 1979. FEMA and insurance companies participating in FEMA's Write Your Own (WYO) program offer NFIP insurance coverage for building structures as well as for contents and personal property with the building structures to eligible and insurable properties. The WYO program began in 1983 with NFIP operating under Part B of the NFIA and allows FEMA to authorize private insurance companies to issue the Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP) as FEMA's fiduciary and fiscal agent. FEMA administers NFIP by ensuring insurance applications are processed properly; determining correct premiums; renewing, reforming, and cancelling insurance policies; transferring policies from the seller of the property to the purchaser of the property in certain circumstances; and processing insurance claims.

    The paid premiums of SFIPs and claims payments for damaged property are processed through the National Flood Insurance Fund (NFIF). NFIF was established by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001, et seq.), and is a centralized premium revenue and fee-generated fund that supports NFIP, which holds these U.S. Treasury funds.

    This data set is derived from the NFIP system of record, staged in the NFIP reporting platform and redacted to protect policy holder personally identifiable information.

    The NFIP Transactional Record Reporting Process (TRRP) Plan (https://bsa.nfipstat.fema.gov/manuals/Jan_2015_consolidated_TRRP.pdf) defines for the WYO companies how to report policy and claims information to the NFIP. The Flood Insurance Manual (https://www.fema.gov/flood-insurance-manual) establishes how policies should be rated and underwritten.

    This data set represents more than 50,000,000 policy transactions, in order to improve accessibility and performance we have truncated and compressed the file. The first segment includes headers and meta data, all additional segments do not. Due to the file size we recommend using Access, SQL, or another programming/data management tool to visualize and manipulate the data, as Excel will not be able to process files this large without data loss. Please note that there is a lag of 45 to 60 days for current data to be released.

    If you have media inquiries about this dataset, please email the FEMA News Desk ( FEMA-News-Desk@dhs.gov)  or call (202) 646-3272.  For inquiries about FEMA's data and Open government program, please contact the OpenFEMA team via email (OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov) .

     

  • 2017–2019 - FEMA Daily Mission Assignments

    This page contains the 2017-2019 daily activity of Mission Assignments, including State, Disaster Declaration Number, Description of Assistance Requested, Federal dollars obligated, and Date of Obligation as required by HR152 – Sandy Recovery Improvement Act.

    As part of disaster declarations, FEMA uses Mission Assignments to task and reimburse other federal departments and agencies to provide direct assistance during emergencies and disasters.

    Note: Mission Assignments are generally issued and obligated in order to make resources available to address estimated immediate mission-critical needs and are frequently updated.  As the need for a particular mission assigned activity is assessed, Mission Assignment funding may be supplemented or de-obligated as required.

  • National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reinsurance Placement Information

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sharing data files developed in support of FEMA’s reinsurance placement. For more information about the reinsurance placement, please visit: https://www.fema.gov/nfip-reinsurance-program.  

    We are sharing some of the reinsurance placement information with the general public, because it is important for the nation to more clearly understand our shared flood risk.  The data and information was derived in part using catastrophic flood risk models developed by AIR-Worldwide and RMS, two well known risk model developers.  That information may also be useful for the insurance industry, academics, and others in understanding and studying flood risk within the United States. FEMA looks to continue to foster strong private-public partnerships as FEMA, the public, academia, and the private sector work together to improve flood resiliency in the United States.

    In order to meet the Privacy Act of 1974 requirements, the data are aggregated at the zip code level or higher to ensure that no personally identifiable information is released.

  • 2017-2019 Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity

    This page contains the daily activity of Public Assistance Grant Awards, including FEMA Region, State, Disaster Declaration Number, Event description, Mission Assigned agency, Assistance Requested, Obligated Federal dollars, and Date of Obligation as required by HR152 – Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013.

    As part of disaster declarations, the President can make Federal funding (Public Assistance) available through FEMA to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations.  This is done on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair (or replacement) of facilities damaged by the disaster event.

    Note: FEMA obligates funding for a project directly to the Grantee (State or Tribe).  It is the Grantee's responsibility to ensure that the eligible sub-grantee (listed in the spreadsheet as Applicant Name) receives the award funding.

  • FEMA Disaster Declarations Summary - Open Government Dataset

    FEMA Disaster Declarations Summary is a summarized dataset describing all federally declared disasters. This information begins with the first disaster declaration in 1953 and features all three disaster declaration types: major disaster, emergency and fire management assistance. The dataset includes declared recovery programs and geographic areas (county not available before 1964; Fire Management records are considered partial due to historical nature of the dataset).

    OpenFEMA is transitioning our datasets to the OpenFEMA API allowing for more frequent updates. For that reason, the dataset below will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of March 2018.

    For the dataset that is automatically updated daily, please visit the following page: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-disaster-declarations-summaries-v1. CSV and JSON files can be downloaded under the “Data Fields” tab. The equivalent link in CSV format is at https://www.fema.gov/api/open/v1/DisasterDeclarationsSummaries.csv. If you have any questions, please email OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program Summary - Open Government Dataset

    The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP, CFDA Number: 97.039) provides grants to States and local governments to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration.  The purpose of HMGP is to reduce the loss of life and property due to natural disasters and to enable mitigation measures to be implemented during the immediate recovery from a disaster. This dataset lists all HMGP Projects stored in the National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS), some of which are historical entries.

    OpenFEMA is transitioning our datasets to the OpenFEMA API allowing for more frequent updates. For that reason, the dataset below will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of March 2018.

    For the API datasets, please visit the following page: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-hazard-mitigation-assistance-mitigated-properties-v1 OR https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-hazard-mitigation-assistance-projects-v1. CSV and JSON files can be downloaded under the “Full Data” tab. If you have any questions, please email OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

  • FEMA Public Assistance Funded Projects Detail - Open Government Initiative

    Through the PA Program (CDFA Number 97.036), FEMA provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities and the facilities of certain Private Non-Profit (PNP) organizations. The PA Program also encourages protection of these damaged facilities from future events by providing assistance for hazard mitigation measures during the recovery process.  This dataset lists all public assistance recipients, designated as Applicants in the data. The dataset also features a list of every funded, individual project, called project worksheets.

    All records are derived from the National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS), which went into production in 1998, and its successor.

    OpenFEMA is transitioning our datasets to the OpenFEMA API allowing for more frequent updates. For that reason, the dataset below will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of February 2019.

    For the API datasets, please visit the following page: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-funded-projects-summaries-v1 OR https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-funded-projects-details-v1 OR https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-applicants-v1. CSV and JSON files can be downloaded under the “Full Data” tab. If you have any questions, please email OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

  • 2016 – FEMA Daily Mission Assignments

    This page contains the 2016 daily activity of Mission Assignments, including State, Disaster Declaration Number, Description of Assistance Requested, Federal dollars obligated, and Date of Obligation as required by HR152 – Sandy Recovery Improvement Act.

    As part of disaster declarations, FEMA uses Mission Assignments to task and reimburse other federal departments and agencies to provide direct assistance during emergencies and disasters.

    Note: Mission Assignments are generally issued and obligated in order to make resources available to address estimated immediate mission-critical needs and are frequently updated.  As the need for a particular mission assigned activity is assessed, Mission Assignment funding may be supplemented or de-obligated as required.

  • 2013-2016 Daily Public Assistance Grant Awards Activity

    This page contains the daily activity of Public Assistance Grant Awards, including FEMA Region, State, Disaster Declaration Number, Event description, Mission Assigned agency, Assistance Requested, Obligated Federal dollars, and Date of Obligation as required by HR152 – Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013.

    As part of disaster declarations, the President can make Federal funding (Public Assistance) available through FEMA to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations.  This is done on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair (or replacement) of facilities damaged by the disaster event.

    Note: FEMA obligates funding for a project directly to the Grantee (State or Tribe).  It is the Grantee's responsibility to ensure that the eligible sub-grantee (listed in the spreadsheet as Applicant Name) receives the award funding.

  • 2004 Fire Incident Case Data

    The 2004 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 2003 Fire Incident Data

    The 2003 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 2002 Fire Incident Case Data

    The 2002 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 2001 Fire Incident Data

    The 2001 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 1999 Basic Incident Fire Data

    The 1999 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 2000 Basic Incident Fire Data

    The 2000 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • FEMA Public Assistance Funded Projects Summary - Open Government Initiative

    OpenFEMA is transitioning our datasets to the OpenFEMA API allowing for more frequent updates. For that reason, the dataset below will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of February 2019.

    For the API datasets, please visit the following page: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-funded-projects-summaries-v1 OR https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-funded-projects-details-v1 OR https://www.fema.gov/openfema-dataset-public-assistance-applicants-v1. CSV and JSON files can be downloaded under the “Full Data” tab. If you have any questions, please email OpenFEMA@fema.dhs.gov.

  • Archived Registration Intake and Individuals and Households Program Data

    This dataset contains archived, aggregated, non-PII data from Housing Assistance Program reporting authority within FEMA’s Recovery Directorate to share data on registrations and Individuals and Households Program (IHP) for archived declarations starting with declaration number 1539 segmented by city where registration is valid. Additional core data elements include: valid call center registrations, valid web registrations, valid mobile registrations, IHP eligible, IHP amount, Housing Assistance (HA) referrals, HA eligible, HA amount, Other Needs Assistance (ONA) eligible, and ONA amount.

  • 2009 Fire Incident Case Data

    The 2009 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.
  • 2007 Fire Incident Case Data

    The 2007 US Fire Administration Fire (USFA) Fire Incident & Cause Data was provided by the U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) National Fire Data Center's (NFDC's) National Fire Incident Reporting System has numerous data elements that detail fire incidents for example, the fire department, fire incident, the occupants, structure and equipment used, hazard material involved and casualty details. National Fire Incident Report System (NFIRS) is a voluntary tool fire departments use to report fires and other incidents to which fire departments respond and to maintain records of in a uniform manner with the primary objectives to help State and local governments create fire reporting and analysis capabilities; and obtain data that can be used to more accurately assess and combat the fire problem at a national level. Also provided are a host of documents to help understand the data including the NFIRS 5.0 Fire Data Analysis Guidelines and Issues.