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Alaska Model

developed by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s HAZUS program

Alaska Exposure

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The exposure data was originally developed by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s HAZUS program and has been translated to the OpenQuake engine format by GEM. The exposure model uses the 2010 U.S. Census for residential buildings (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010), Dun & Bradstreet (2006) for nonresidential buildings, and R.S. Means (2014) for all building replacement costs. Exposure data is available through FEMA’s Hazus program at the census tract level for population, commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

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The exposure data for Alaska can be found on the FEMA Hazus download page. Please note that the exposure data is not in the OpenQuake format and GEM will not provide support for its conversion. To obtain a license for the exposure data, please contact hazus-support@riskmapcds.com.

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