FEMA P-259, Engineering Principles and Practices of Retrofitting Floodprone Residential Structures, Third Edition (2012)

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The third edition of this document is intended to further aid homeowners in selecting and successfully executing a flood retrofit on their home. Engineering design and economic guidance on what constitutes feasible and cost-effective retrofitting measures for flood-prone residential and non-residential structures are presented. Elevation, relocation, dry floodproofing, wet floodproofing, and the use of levees and floodwalls to mitigate flood hazards are discussed. This edition was updated to be more user-friendly and concise, the overall length of the publication has been shortened.
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FEMA P-259 Hardcopy
January 1, 2012
FEMA P-259 Interactive CD
January 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Complete Document
55.56MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Cover, Acknowledgments, and Table of Contents
867.46KJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-256 - Chapter 1. Introduction to Retrofitting
5.24MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 2. Regulatory Requirements
2.25MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 3. Parameters of Retrofitting
2.92MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 4. Determiniation of Hazards
8.13MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5. General Design Practices
6.54MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5D. Dry Floodproofing
5.50MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5F. Floodwalls and Levees
6.75MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5E. Elevation
3.46MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5R. Relocation
2.01MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 5W. Wet Floodproofing
2.85MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Chapter 6. Case Studies
10.25MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix A. Sources of FEMA Funding
953.83KJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix B. Understanding the FEMA Benefit-Cost Analysis Process
1.15MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix C. Sample Design Calculations
6.57MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix D. Alluvial Fan Flooding
2.46MJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix E. References
313.76KJanuary 1, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix F. Other Resources
611.38K
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix G. Summary of NFIP Requirements and Best Practices
874.55K
Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-259 - Appendix H. Acronyms
324.82K
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