National Risk Index for Natural Hazards

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Overview

This online tool illustrates communities in the United States most at risk from 18 natural hazards, including coastal flooding, hurricanes, and tsunamis. The interactive, data-based mapping interface enables users to visually explore individual data sets, with minimal technical expertise, to better understand what is driving a community’s natural hazard risk. The risk index leverages available source data for natural hazards and community risk factors to develop a baseline for risk measurement in each U.S. county and Census tract.

The National Risk Index Homepage

Features

  • Get relative risk index ratings based on data for expected annual loss, social vulnerability, and community resilience
  • Generate printable reports containing risk index scores and ratings for one or more communities
  • Export data for custom analysis

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