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12 APPENDIX Summary of CATS Features The Consequences Assessment Tool Set (CATS) is a power- States and Other Users of CATS ful disaster analysis system for natural and technological haz- ards. A joint effort between the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction States Agency (DTRA) and the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Alabama Montana Agency (FEMA) inspired and directed the development of California Nebraska CATS. The Hazards Assessment and Simulation Operation of Colorado New Hampshire Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (avail- Florida New Jersey able at performed the development of CATS Hawaii New York under the direction of FEMA and DTRA This appendix pres- Iowa North Carolina ents summary information on CATS. For more detailed infor- Kansas Ohio mation, visit the CATS website at Kentucky Oregon Louisiana Pennsylvania Maryland South Carolina CATS Features Massachusetts Texas CATS provides a comprehensive package of hazard predic- Michigan Utah tion models (natural hazards and technological hazards) and Minnesota Washington casualty and damage assessment tools. CATS also accepts real- Mississippi Wisconsin time data from local meteorological stations. Missouri CATS is supplied with over 150 databases and map layers. Federal These include the location of resources to support response to specific hazards, infrastructure objects and facilities (com- U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) munications, electric power, oil and gas, emergency services, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) government, transportation, and water supply), a variety of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) population breakouts and much more. It also offers the user National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) the opportunity to add databases for custom analysis. Centers for Disease Control/Agency for Toxic Substances Although it was developed for DTRA and FEMA, CATS is and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) now available to federal, state, and local government emer- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) gency response organizations nationwide. U.S. Army National Guard City/County Requesting CATS Arlington, VA CATS is available on an annual subscription basis to employ- Charleston, SC ees of federal, state, and local government agencies. There is no New York City charge for military or other federal agency users. For all state, Orange County, CA county, and local requestors, the charge is $850 per year. See San Diego, CA for further information. West Valley City, UT