BRIC — Baseline Resilience Indicators for Communities
The Baseline Resilience Indicators for Communities (BRIC) index considers six broad categories of community disaster resilience: social, economic,
community capital, institutional, infrastructural, and environmental at the county
level. Used as an initial baseline for monitoring existing attributes of resilience
to natural hazards, BRIC can be used to compare places to one another, to determine
the specific drivers of resilience for counties, and to monitor improvements in resilience
over time. Download the county BRIC scores for 2010, 2015, and 2020.
SoVI® — Social Vulnerability Index
The Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI®) 2010–2014 measures the social vulnerability of all United States counties to environmental
hazards. The index was created using 29 socieconomic variables, which research literature
suggests contribute to the reduction in a community's ability to prepare for, respond
to, and recover from hazards. Download the county level scores by state for SoVI 2010-2014 and county SoVI maps.
Socioeconomic Impacts of Natural Hazards — HazDash
HazDash — Socioeconomic Impacts of Natural Hazards — examines the geographic distribution of hazards in the U.S. in this interactive
web application. Where are economic losses the highest? Which is the deadliest hazard?
Which hazards cause the most losses? Are losses increasing over time? How hazardous
is your state?
SHELDUS™ is the most comprehensive database of hazard loss and mortality for the United States,
spanning from 1960 to present. SHELDUS™ contains county-level hazard loss data for
18 different natural hazards. With the release of version 16.1 you can find and download
every loss causing and/or deadly event from 1960 to present. Follow the link above
to start searching for data. Starting in January 2018 SHELDUS™ has a new home at Arizona
Mississippi Recovery details the results of our 10 years of field work along the Mississippi Coast in tracking the recovery from Hurricane Katrina (2005).