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OpenFEMA Dataset: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Projects - v1

Version: 1
Last Data Refresh: 10-21-2021
Entity Name HazardMitigationAssistanceProjects
API Endpoint https://www.fema.gov/api/open/v1/HazardMitigationAssistanceProjects
Update Frequency R/P1D
Program URL https://www.fema.gov/grants/mitigation
Category Hazard Mitigation
Keywords mitigation, hazard, disaster, non-disaster, grant, subapplication, project, property, assistance, HMA, HMGP, PDM, LPDM, FMA, SRL, RFC
Deprecation Date 2020-04-30
Deprecation Message A newer version of this OpenFEMA data set has been released. This older dataset version will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of April 2020. The following page details the latest version of this data set: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-data-page/hazard-mitigation-assistance-projects-v2. CSV and JSON Files can be downloaded from the 'Full Data' section. To access the dataset through an API endpoint, visit the 'API Endpoint' section of the above page. Accessing data in this fashion permits data filtering, sorting, and field selection. The OpenFEMA API Documentation page provides information on API usage.
Deprecation New URL https://www.fema.gov/openfema-data-page/hazard-mitigation-assistance-projects-v2

Description

This dataset contains funded projects (financial obligation to grantee) under the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs. FEMA administers three programs that provide funding for eligible mitigation planning and projects to reduce disaster losses and protect life and property from future disaster damages. The three programs are the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program, and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant program. This dataset also contains data from the HMA grant programs that were eliminated by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12): Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) grant program and Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) grant program. For more information on the Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs, please visit: https://www.fema.gov/grants/mitigation.

This is raw, unedited data from FEMA's mitigation grant systems (NEMIS-MT and e-Grants) and as such is subject to a small percentage of human error. The financial information is derived from FEMA's mitigation grant systems and not FEMA's official financial systems. Due to differences in reporting periods, status of obligations and how business rules are applied, this financial information may differ slightly from official publication on public websites such as usaspending.gov; this dataset is not intended to be used for any official federal financial reporting.

Missing values - In some cases data was not provided by the subgrantee (subrecipient), grantee (recipient) and/or entered into the FEMA mitigation grant systems. The information is likely available as part of the paper file which is considered the file of record.

A newer version of this OpenFEMA data set has been released. This older dataset version will no longer be updated and will be archived by the end of April 2020. The following page details the latest version of this data set: https://www.fema.gov/openfema-data-page/hazard-mitigation-assistance-projects-v2. CSV and JSON Files can be downloaded from the 'Full Data' section.

To access the dataset through an API endpoint, visit the 'API Endpoint' section of the above page. Accessing data in this fashion permits data filtering, sorting, and field selection. The OpenFEMA API Documentation page provides information on API usage.

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.

Full Data

Format Address Record Count Approximate File Size
csv Link to csv 30444 small (10MB - 50MB)
json Link to json 30444 small (10MB - 50MB)
jsona Link to jsona 30444 small (10MB - 50MB)

Data Fields

Name Title Type Description Is Searchable
disasterNumber Disaster Number
string
Sequentially assigned number used to designate an event or incident declared as a disaster. For more information on the disaster process, https://www.fema.gov/disasters/how-declared yes
region Region
number
Number (1-10) used to represent the Region associated with the project yes
stateNumberCode State Number Code
string
FIPS code corresponding to the State (e.g., 51 represents Virginia/VA) associated with the project yes
state State
string
Full name of the State (e.g., Virginia) associated with the project yes
countyCode County Code
string
FIPS code uniquely identifying the primary county (e.g., 011 represents Broward County) associated with the project. Note, projects can be associated with more than one County (see the Project Counties field) and are often reported as Statewide (e.g., 000 represents Statewide) yes
county County
string
Full name of the primary county (e.g., Broward) associated with the project. Note, projects can be associated with more than one county (see the Project Counties field) and are often reported as Statewide (e.g., 000 represents Statewide) yes
programArea Program Area
string
Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant program areas such as FMA - Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program, HMGP - Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, LPDM -Legislative Pre-disaster Mitigation grant program, PDM - Pre-disaster Mitigation grant program, RFC - Repetitive Flood Claims grant Program, SRL - Severe Repetitive Loss grant program yes
projectIdentifier Project Identifier
string
Single-value that uniquely identifies the project. Disaster-based projects use the convention of DR-disaster number-project number-suffix (e.g., DR-1761-0001-M) while non-disaster projects use the unique project number (e.g., FMA-PJ-10-WA-2017-006) yes
projectType Project Type
string
Project, or activity, type(s) for the project. When a project involves more than one type/activity, a semicolon-delimited list of types/activities is displayed yes
projectTitle Project Title
string
Title of the project yes
projectCounties Project Counties
string
County, or Counties, associated with the project. When a project involves more than one county, a semicolon-delimited list of counties is displayed yes
numberOfProperties Number Of Properties
number
Proposed number of properties to be mitigated by the project yes
numberOfFinalProperties Number Of Final Properties
number
Actual number of properties mitigated by the project yes
status Status
string
Current status of the project such as Approved, Awarded Obligated, Completed, Closed yes
subgrantee Subgrantee
string
Name of the subgrantee involved in the project yes
costSharePercentage Cost Share Percentage
number
Proposed percentage of the project cost to be covered by FEMA yes
projectAmount Project Amount
number
Total cost of the project as submitted in the project application yes
federalShareObligated Federal Share Obligated
number
Federal share obligated for eligible activities yes
programFY Program FY
number
The fiscal year the disaster declaration date for disaster programs; the fiscal year from the Project Identifier for non-disaster programs (e.g., 2005 from PDMC-PJ-04-AL-2005-001) yes
dateInitiallyApproved Date Initially Approved
date
Date the project was initially approved by FEMA. For HMGP projects, this date is based on the Regional Director's signature date for the first amendment that was approved yes
dateApproved Date Approved
date
Date the project was approved by FEMA. For HMGP projects, this date is based on the Regional Director's signature date for the latest amendment that was approved yes
dateClosed Date Closed
date
Date the project was closed by FEMA yes
tribalIndicator Tribal Indicator
boolean
Indicates if the grantee (recipient) or subgrantee (subrecipient) is Tribal yes
grantee Grantee
string
Name of the grantee (recipient) to which the grant is awarded. The grantee (recipient) is accountable for the use of the funds provided by FEMA and is responsible for disbursing those funds to the subgrantee (subrecipient) yes
hash Hash
string
MD5 hash of fields and values of the record no
lastRefresh Last Refresh
date
Date the record was last updated in the API data store yes
id ID
string
Unique ID assigned to the record yes

See Also

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Last updated October 22, 2021