Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute (HVRI)


SHELDUS™ | Products

  1. Yearly Summary of U.S. Hazard Losses
  2. Summary & Maps of Hazard Losses by State
  3. Mapping SHELDUS™ (download .shp)

1. U.S. Hazard Losses
The yearly summary of U.S. HAZARD LOSSES shows the spatial and temporal distribution of losses. It includes a cumulative timeline for losses since 1960, highlights the 15 most costly years in US disaster history, identifies the most destructive hazard types, and more.

Summary of losses, 1960-2011: PDF download

Available yearly summaries (in pdf format):   2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

2009 Hazard Losses (pg 1)   2011 Hazard Losses (pg 2)



2. Summary & Maps of Hazard Losses by State

Here you can find ready-made information on losses by state and graphical products such as maps and pie charts based on SHELDUS data (current to 2009). All losses are adjusted to $2009 millions.



3. Mapping SHELDUS™ data

Please download .shp files (for ArcView, ArcGIS) that represent counties and their FIPS codes at 6 different times:  1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010.



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