NOTE: A beta version of HERA is currently provided on this website so that we can get feedback from potential users. Since this version is a work in progress, you may see changes to the HERA dashboards, individual maps or plots. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, observations or suggestions at fvc@unc.edu Thank you for your patience!

HERA is a decision-support tool designed to assist community agencies in planning and preparedness for extreme events.  The tool provides decision support through:

  • Data visualization
  • Providing county-level data and information on extreme events
  • Probabilities and recurrence intervals for extreme events
  • Comparisons across counties
  • Information on event-specific impacts