Welcome to the InaSAFE project!

What is InaSAFE?

InaSAFE is free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities. It provides a simple but rigorous way to combine data from scientists, local governments and communities to provide insights into the likely impacts of future disaster events.

InaSAFE was conceived and initially developed by the Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) and the Australian Government, through the Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR) and the World Bank - Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (World Bank-GFDRR).

InaSAFE is a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) project, published under the GPL V3 license. As such you may freely download, share and (if you like) modify the software.

Install and use InaSAFE!

InaSAFE is a plugin for QGIS. QGIS (and InaSAFE) works on OSX, Windows and Linux. QGIS is available for free at download.qgis.org

Once you have QGIS installed, you can install and get used to InaSAFE in 8 easy steps! Open a recent version of QGIS and do:

  1. Plugins -> Fetch Python Plugins
  2. Type InaSAFE in the Filter box.
  3. Tick the box next to the InaSAFE plugin.
  4. Click the Install/upgrade plugin button.
  5. Close the plugin manager and InaSAFE should be installed and ready to use.
  6. Watch the introduction movie to learn your first steps into InaSAFE here.
  7. Follow the training courses provided in the Socialisation section.
  8. Download any testdata you need from http://data.inasafe.org

If you have any problems getting InaSAFE installed, see our troubleshooting guide.

Help using InaSAFE

We are actively building up documentation for InaSAFE that includes tutorials, general help and developer documentation:

Join our mailing list by sending an email to [email protected] or read the groups messages on our InaSAFE-users group page. Please file a ticket if you have discovered an issue.

We regularly run training courses.

Please contact us if you would like help running your own courses or to see if there is a local course that you can attend (currently this is mainly Indonesia focused).

Disclaimer: InaSAFE has been jointly developed by Indonesian Government-BNPB, Australian Government-AIFDR and the World Bank-GFDRR. These agencies and the Individual software developers of InaSAFE take no responsibility for the correctness of outputs from InaSAFE or decisions derived as a consequence.
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Contact [email protected] for more information. Source code available on GitHub! Please file a ticket if you have discovered an issue.
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