FEMA Geospatial Preliminary Damage Assessments

FEMA’s Tornado Hazard model estimates Preliminary Damage Assessments following a tornadic event.


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Geospatial Data Updates for Disaster Response: March 2019 Tornadoes

The Geospatial response team at FEMA HQ creates a document with updated data sources for specific events. The document contains footprints of new imagery, as well as a collection of links to relevant and important data sources. Documents are created as data gets updated.


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NOAA Damage Assessment Toolkit (DAT)

The National Weather Service (NWS) Damage Assessment Toolkit (DAT) has been utilized experimentally since 2009 to assess damage following tornadoes and convective wind events. The DAT is a GIS-based framework for collecting, storing, and analyzing damage survey data, utilizing the Enhanced Fujita (EF) scale for the classification of damage.


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