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OpenFEMA Dataset: OpenFEMA Data Set Fields - v1

Version: 1
Last Data Refresh: 11-26-2021
Entity Name DataSetFields
API Endpoint https://www.fema.gov/api/open/v1/OpenFemaDataSetFields
Update Frequency irregular
Program URL https://www.fema.gov/about/reports-and-data/openfema
Category Miscellaneous
Keywords open, data, fema, datasets, metadata, api


Metadata for the OpenFEMA API data set fields. It contains descriptions, data types, and other attributes for each field.

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 887 tiny (< 10MB)
json Link to json 887 tiny (< 10MB)
jsona Link to jsona 887 tiny (< 10MB)

Data Fields

Name Title Type Description Is Searchable
datasetId Identifier
Unique, textual identifier for a dataset. yes
openFemaDataSet Open FEMA Data Set Name
Name of Open FEMA Data Set for which the field belongs. yes
datasetVersion Version
Major version number of the dataset API endpoint. Version number does not change when additional fields are added to an existing dataset. Data type changes and field deletions will necessitate a version number change. yes
name Field Name
Name of the field. yes
title Title
Display title of the field. yes
description Description
Description of the field. no
type Type of Data
Data type of the field (string, date, number). yes
sortOrder Sort Order
Display order for the fields. no
isSearchable Is Searchable
True indicates the field is searchable/can be used as a filter. no
isNestedObject Is Nested Object
True indicates the field is a nested object that may contain related sub-attributes. no
isNullable Is Nullable
True indicates the field can contain null fields. Unless described differently in the specific dataset field description, null means unknown or no data is available. no
primaryKey Primary Key
Defines if this field is or is part of a unique identifier (primary key) for this dataset. The number indicates this fields order in the key participation. no
id ID
Unique ID assigned to this record. yes
lastRefresh Last Refresh
Last date the dataset was updated in the datastore yes
hash Hash
MD5 hash of fields and values of the record no

See Also

Access the metadata API calls for additional information:

Last updated November 27, 2021