Federal Emergency Management Agency

The ABCs of School Safe Rooms

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An interview with Julie Hedricks, Director of Design and Construction, Wichita Public School District USD #259. She explains the process and her role in the construction of the first School Safe Room to FEMA's Standard 361. Since their first School Safe Room was built in 2000, Wichita Public Schools have built over 60 additional Safe Rooms in their School System.