OpenFEMA Dataset: OpenFEMA Data Set Fields - v1

Version: 1
Last Data Refresh: 06-10-2024
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

Description

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

Citation: FEMA's citation requirements for datasets (API usage or file downloads) can be found on the OpenFEMA Terms and Conditions page, Citing Data section: https://www.fema.gov/about/openfema/terms-conditions.

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Full Data

Format Address Record Count Approximate File Size
csv Link to csv 1148 tiny (< 10MB)
json Link to json 1148 tiny (< 10MB)
jsona Link to jsona 1148 tiny (< 10MB)

Data Fields

Name Title Type Description Is Searchable
datasetId Identifier
text
Unique, textual identifier for a dataset. yes
openFemaDataSet Open FEMA Data Set Name
text
Name of Open FEMA Data Set for which the field belongs. yes
datasetVersion Version
smallint
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
text
Name of the field. yes
title Title
text
Display title of the field. yes
description Description
text
Description of the field. no
type Type of Data
text
Data type of the field (string, date, number). yes
sortOrder Sort Order
smallint
Display order for the fields. no
isSearchable Is Searchable
boolean
True indicates the field is searchable/can be used as a filter. no
isNestedObject Is Nested Object
boolean
True indicates the field is a nested object that may contain related sub-attributes. no
isNullable Is Nullable
boolean
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
boolean
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
uuid
Unique ID assigned to this record. yes
lastRefresh Last Refresh
datetimez
Last date the dataset was updated in the datastore yes
hash Hash
text
MD5 hash of fields and values of the record no

See Also

Access the metadata API calls for additional information:

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