The Damage Assessment solution can be configured by emergency management agencies to conduct detailed damage assessments in the field. It can also be used to monitor field assessments and determine whether damage costs exceed State or Federal declaration thresholds.

Damage Assessment is a configuration of ArcGIS Online and the Collector for ArcGIS application that supports the collection of structural damage to residential and commercial structures; and damage to public facilities during emergency response activities.


Damage Assessment requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Map authoring
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.0 - 2.1
  • ArcGIS Online subscription
GIS service hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS for Server 10.4 (Standard or Advanced), or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Standard or Advanced)
  • Collector for ArcGIS
  • Survey 123 Connect for ArcGIS
  • Survey 123 for ArcGIS
  • Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS (included with Deployment Tool)

What you get

When you download Damage Assessment, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
MapsandGeodatabase DamageAssessment.ppkx An ArcGIS Pro project package containing sample data used to publish the DamageAssessment service.
Surveys CommercialProperties.xlsx A form for authoring a new Commercial Property survey in Survey 123 Connect.
ResidentialProperties.xlsx A form for authoring a new Residential Property survey in Survey 123 Connect.
PublicFacilities.xlsx A form for authoring a new Public Facilities survey in Survey 123 Connect.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Damage Assessment.

Date Description
April 2018
  • Support for Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS configurable web app.
  • Support for Survey 123 for ArcGIS.
  • Data schema and symbols updated.
January 2018
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.6.
  • The Operations Dashboard Summary Report add-in is retired.
December 2017
  • The Operations Dashboard Summary Report add-in is moved to mature support.
January 2017
  • Damage Assessment can now be deployed in your ArcGIS Organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.5.
September 2016
  • Sample data updated
February 2016
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4
July 2015
  • A new release of the DamageAssessmentSummary Add-In that adds support for Operations Dashboard themes, filtering of query results, and an updated interface for selecting summary fields.
March 2015
  • A new Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS widget that can be used to summarize damage assessment inspections.
December 2014
  • A new set of workflows to help conduct preliminary damage assessment inspections and monitor assessments.
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.3.
June 2014
  • New symbology in the Damage Assessment map document
February 2014
  • First release of Damage Assessment

Get started with Damage Assessment

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ArcGIS for Emergency Management includes several related maps and apps that also can be configured in your organization:

Deployment option

Follow a few simple steps to leverage ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool to quickly deploy this solution in your ArcGIS organization, configure it, and load your data if needed.