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OpenFEMA Dataset: Public Assistance Applicants - V1

This page documents the metadata for the Public Assistance Applicants API data feed.

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This dataset lists summarized Applicant (sub-grantee) information that supplements the "Public Assistance Funded Projects Detail" dataset. 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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public, assistance, grant, applicant, grantee, fund, projects fema, nemis, mitigation, fema

Data Fields

disasterNumberDisaster NumbernumberNumber assigned to the disaster
applicantIdApplicant IDstringUnique Public Assistance applicant identification number.
stateStatestringThe name of a U.S. state or territory.
applicantNameApplicant NamestringName of the entity requesting Public Assistance grant funding. (Eligible Public Assistance applicants are sub-grantees).
addressLine1Address Line 1stringA location at which a particular organization is found, Line 1; applicant in this dataset.
addressLine2Address Line 2stringA location at which a particular organization is found, Line 2; applicant in this dataset.
cityCitystringA center of population; applicant in this dataset.
zipCodeZip CodestringUnique geographical identifier for a U.S. postal address; applicant in this dataset.
lastRefreshLast RefreshdateDate the record was last updated in the API data store
hashHashstringMD5 Hash of the fields and values of the record
idIDstringUnique ID assigned to the record


Last Updated: 
11/07/2018 - 13:44