EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

2016 New York City Hurricane Evacuation Zones

Description
This polygon shapefile layer represents the Hurricane Evacuation Zones that are determined by New York City Emergency Management and represent varying threat levels of coastal flooding resulting from storm surge. Hurricane evacuation zones should not be confused with flood insurance risk zones, which are designated by FEMA and available in the form of Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
Publisher
New York (City). Department of City Planning
Collection
Bytes of the Big Apple
Place(s)
New York, New York, United States
Subject(s)
Hurricanes, Evacuation of civilians, Disasters, and Emergency management
Year
2016
Held by
NYU
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