COVID-19 Response: Expanded Access to HIFLD Licensed Data Now Available

Submitted by charles.letcher on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 10:06

As Homeland Security and Homeland Defense (HLS/HD) Mission Partners respond to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all applicable licensed datasets have been released to Local, Tribal, and Territorial users with COVID-19 operational needs.

Per the current HIFLD Data Use Agreement (DUA), NGA may provide this access “during the time of a presidentially-declared national emergency or crisis…to non-Federal governmental disaster/emergency response security agencies and personnel (referred to as “State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Mission Partners”) who are supporting HLS/HD missions. Please note this expanded access will expire once the current declaration of a national emergency terminates.

This expanded access covers these additional data products:

  • Licensed Parcel Data
  • 2020 Roads and Routing Dataset
  • Dun & Bradstreet Business Points Data

For Current Users:

For Mission Partners with a signed Data Use Agreement (DUA) in place, your access has been automatically adjusted, and no further action is needed. Please visit the Geospatial Information Infrastructure (GII) at https://gii.dhs.gov to interact with this data. If you experience technical issues with the GII, please contact the GII Support Team at DHS_GCOE@hq.dhs.gov

For First-Time Users:

Please visit https://gii.dhs.gov/hifld and click on “Request Licensed Data” to fill out a Data Use Agreement (DUA) using the code “COVID-19” for the reference number. Once approved by NGA, you will be provided access within 24 hours. Please note that in order to complete a DUA and access this data, users must have valid Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) credentials. If you need to request HSIN credentials, please visit: https://gii.dhs.gov/hifld/hsin-request or  https://www.dhs.gov/how-join-hsin.

This HIFLD Data Catalog_COVID19 identifies all layers that are available under the current Presidential Emergency Declaration. Please reach out with any questions at HIFLD@hq.dhs.gov

 

Disclaimer

The information contained herein is marked U//FOUO for the exclusive use of Government and Contractor personnel with need-to-know HIFLD information. Such information is specifically prohibited from posting on unrestricted websites or other unrestricted applications.