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FEMA 424, Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds

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This manual is intended to provide guidance for the protection of school buildings from natural disasters. This volume concentrates on grade schools, K-12. FEMA P-424 covers earthquakes, floods, and high winds. Its intended audience is design professionals and school officials involved in the technical and financial decisions of school construction, repair, and renovations. NOTE: This publication is available free to Local and State government staff. All other interested parties can obtain this publication via online download only.
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FEMA P-424, Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods and High Winds (Hardcopy)
December 1, 2010
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 1. An Overview of the School Design and Construction Process
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