OpenFEMA Dataset: Hazard Mitigation Grants - V1

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This page documents the metadata for the Hazard Mitigation Grants API data feed.

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The dataset contains funded (financial obligation to grantee) Hazard Mitigation projects. Open projects still under pre-obligation processing are not represented. For more information on the Hazard Mitigation Program, please visit:

This is raw, unedited data from FEMA's National Emergency Management Information System (NEMIS) and as such is subject to a small percentage of human error. The financial information is derived from NEMIS 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; this dataset is not intended to be used for any official federal financial reporting.



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mitigation, grant, hazard, hmgp

Data Fields

regionRegionstringNumber (1-10) used to represent the Region.
stateStatestringThe name or phrase describing the U.S. state, district, or territory.
disasterNumberDisaster NumbernumberSequentially assigned number used to designate an event or incident declared as a disaster. For more information on the disaster process,
declarationDateDeclaration DatedateDate the disaster was declared.
incidentTypeIncident TypestringType of incident such as Fire or Flood. The incident type will affect the types of assistance available. For more information on incident types, please visit:
disasterTitleDisaster TitlestringBrief title for the disaster.
projectNumberProject NumberstringNumber assigned to the project after submission to FEMA. For disaster programs, the project number must be
projectTypeProject TypestringProject, 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.
projectTitleProject TitlestringTitle of the project.
projectDescriptionProject DescriptionstringDescription of the project.
projectCountiesProject CountiesstringCounty, or counties, associated with the project. When a project involves more than one county, a semicolon delimited list of counties is displayed.
statusStatusstringProject's current status such as Approved, Awarded, Closed, Completed. For HMGP projects, if any
subgranteeSubgranteestringName of the Subgrantee involved with the project. The subgrantee is the project recipient.
subgranteeFIPSCodeSubgrantee FIPS CodenumberFIPS code, associated with the Sub-grantee that consists of a two-digit state code and three-digit county code.
projectAmountProject AmountnumberTotal cost of a project as submitted in the project application.
costSharePercentageCost Share PercentagenumberThe percentage of the total project cost to be covered by FEMA.
idIDstringUnique ID assigned to the record
lastRefreshLast RefreshdateDate the record was last updated in the API data store
hashHashstringMD5 Hash of the fields and values of the record


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04/23/2015 - 10:34
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