"InCAST [Inventory Collection Tool] is a software application, developed by FEMA in cooperation with NIBS, to facilitate the collection of building-specific data for HAZUS [Hazards U.S.], FEMA's multi-hazard loss estimation program. The InCAST [Inventory Collection Tool] User's Manual provides guidance and background information to enable the user to effectively operate InCAST. The first section explains how to install and uninstall InCAST, and then introduces the main features of this new data collection utility, including a description of screen features, tool bar, and an overview of the system requirements. The first section concludes with information on how the user can obtain technical support in the application of InCAST, or any other component of the HAZUS [Hazards U.S.] multi-hazard loss estimation program. The second section of the Users Manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to use InCAST to collect multi-hazard data. Appendix A contains a detailed Data Dictionary."