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Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)


Start by exploring your local hazards to see how GIS helps visualize your exposure. Have a conversation about how to make similar maps and apps on your own:


Begin to implement web maps and apps that provide you specific information about the hazards you face in the community:


First, use analytics to understand the impact specific hazards will have on your community and determine mitigation strategies for each. Then, create apps that allow decision makers to visualize hazard exposure and their potential impact.

NAPSG National Hazard Explorer
Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
NFHL FIRMette Tool
FEMA’s National Flood Hazard Layer
NOAA’s NowCoast Mapping Portal
Floodplain Inquiry App
My Hazard Info App
Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
FEMA HAZUS Modeling Package
Seattle Hazard Explorer