Damage Assessment Resources
The list of resources below are to assist the local jurisdictions within Hamilton County conduct damage assessments following hazardous events.
§ Damage Assessment – Jurisdictional Responsibilities: This one-page guide describes the responsibilities of all the jurisdictions within Hamilton County as it relates to Damage Assessment.
§ Hamilton County Damage Assessment Training: Theses slides are used during the Hamilton County Damage Assessment Training.
§ Hamilton County Individual Assistance Damage Assessment Just-in-Time Training: This video is designed to be a Just-in-Time training that can be used to teach the basics or be a review of how to conduct individual assistance damage assessment. After watching this video, individuals will be able to identify and apply the 4 degrees of damage to impacted residences and businesses and correctly assess and record damages on street sheets. The video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/4R4Q4V_cu2c
|§ IA Damage Assessment Street Sheet: Street sheets are completed by damage assessment teams evaluating the degree of damage to homes and businesses.
§ IA Damage Assessment Street Sheet – Fillable PDF : A fillable PDF version of the IA Damage Assessment Street Sheets. Either may be submitted to Hamilton County EMHSA or Hamilton County Planning + Development.
~ Completed Street Sheet Example: This is an example of a properly completed Street Sheet.
§ IA Damage Assessment Street Sheet – Electronic Fillable: An electronic version of the IA Damage Assessment Street Sheets. Either may be submitted to Hamilton County EMHSA or Hamilton County Planning + Development.
§ IA Damage Assessment Illustrations: Illustrations explaining examples of the different degrees of damage for both flooding and wind.
§ IA Damage Assessment Matrix: This sheet provides a chart which defines the different degrees of damage and how each definition applies to damage caused by flooding and non-flooding events.
§ Tab A – Individual Assistance Damage Assessment (Ohio EMA): This tab from the Ohio EMA addresses the damage assessment process for the private sector, individuals, households and businesses.
§ Preliminary Damage Assessment Field Guide (Ohio EMA): This field guide has been designed to serve as a quick reference tool to be utilized by local officials and others, conducting local damage assessment for homes and businesses.
|§ PA Damage Assessment Form: This form is completed by the potential applicant and is a broad picture of the types of disaster related work and associated cost.
§ PA Site Estimate Form: This form is completed by the potential applicant and provides a detailed description of the damage, scope of work needed to make repairs, and calculations to support cost estimates.
§ Tab B – Public Assistance Damage Assessment (Ohio EMA): This tab from the Ohio EMA addresses assistance to the public sector including the damage assessment process and debris management.
§ Public Assistance Pocket Guide – September 2016 (Ohio EMA): This pocket guide is designed to serve as a quick reference guide for potential applicants conducting damage assessments for public assistance.
|§ Tab F – Public Information (Ohio EMA): This tab from the Ohio EMA provides some tools and tips to assist with the public information side of recovery from the damage assessment process, assistance programs and debris management. It also discusses interactions with elected officials and managing expectations related to recovery assistance.
§ Tab G -Terms (Ohio EMA): This tab from the Ohio EMA defines common damage assessment terms.