FEMA Updates Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool: NIMS Alert 19-22

The Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool (RAPT) is an award winning, free, no-login required online webmap that makes everyone a GIS analyst. RAPT gives everyone access to powerful data and GIS mapping to understand resilience in each community and nationwide. The latest update of RAPT includes new resilience indicators, the latest data from the U.S Census Bureau, and improved analysis tools.

The Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool helps reveal important community charaecteristics with preloaded layers that display:

  • Population Challenges to Resilience – 22 individual indicators of resilience and a single Community Resilience Index value for counties and census tracts.
  • Hazard and Risk – Real-time flood gauges, live radar, active wildfires, the National Risk Index, and more.
  • Infrastructure – Schools, places of worship, electric lines, wastewater facilities, and more.
  • Equity – Race and ethnicity data, broadband access, languages spoken in the home, and more.
  • Climate – Three sea level rise scenarios.

Visit www.fema.gov/rapt to start using RAPT today and access the RAPT Resource Center to learn how to do even more to understand and improve resilience in your community.