InaSAFE is free software that allows disaster managers to study realistic
natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and
response activities. InaSAFE is a plugin for QGIS.
For more information about InaSAFE and its documentation please visit inasafe.org.
The latest source code is available at
which contains modules for risk calculations, GIS functionality and
functions for impact modelling.
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PyPi Downloads for the 'safe' library (currently pip package is unmaintained):
Quick Installation Guide
To install the InaSAFE plugin, use the plugin manager in
Plugins → Manage and Install Plugins → Get more tab
Then search for "InaSAFE", select it and click the install button.
The plugin will now be added to your plugins menu.
Note: You may need to restart QGIS if upgrading from a prior version.
We work under the philosophy that stakeholders should have access to the
development and source code, and be able to participate in every level of the
project - we invite comments, suggestions and contributions. See
our milestones list and
our open issues list
for known bugs and outstanding tasks. You can also chat live with our developers
and community members using the link below.
- A standard PC with at least 4GB of RAM running Windows, Linux or Mac OS X
- The QGIS Open Source Geographic Information System (http://www.qgis.org).
Although InaSAFE will probably run on any version of QGIS version above 2.0
or newer, our supported version is the latest Long Term Release version
- In March 2011, Risk In A Box (the predecessor to InaSAFE) was built as a web
application running as a GeoNode Plugin.
- InaSAFE development as a QGIS plugin started in January 2012.
- In October 2012, version 1.0 of InaSAFE was launched at the 5th Asian ministerial conference on disaster risk reduction (AMCDRR) where it was demonstrated to
the then president of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono who praised the project.
- On 30 Jan 2013, InaSAFE was awarded the prestigious Black Duck Open Source Rookie of the Year Award.
- Version 2.0 of InaSAFE was released in January, 2014.
- Version 3.0 was released in March 2015 which added support
for using the QGIS API within impact functions.
- Version 4.0 was released in March 2017.
InaSAFE has been jointly developed by the Indonesian Government-BNPB, the
Australian Government, the World Bank-GFDRR and independent contributors.
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.
InaSAFE is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3) as
published by the Free Software Foundation.
The full GNU General Public License is available in LICENSE.txt or
Disclaimer of Warranty (GPLv3)
There is no warranty for the program, to the extent permitted by
applicable law. Except when otherwise stated in writing the copyright
holders and/or other parties provide the program "as is" without warranty
of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to,
the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular
purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the program
is with you. Should the program prove defective, you assume the cost of
all necessary servicing, repair or correction.
Limitation of Liability (GPLv3)
In no event unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing
will any copyright holder, or any other party who modifies and/or conveys
the program as permitted above, be liable to you for damages, including any
general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the
use or inability to use the program (including but not limited to loss of
data or data being rendered inaccurate or losses sustained by you or third
parties or a failure of the program to operate with any other programs),
even if such holder or other party has been advised of the possibility of
We use PyCharm for our python development work
JetBrains kindly sponsor the licenses for InaSAFE under their 'free for
open source projects' programme. Please support them by buying a professional
license if you are able to!