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FEMA P-938, Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana: Mitigation Assessment Team Report, Building Performance Observations Recommendations, and Technical Guidance

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In response to Hurricane Isaac, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed a Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) to evaluate and assess damage from the hurricane and provide observations, conclusions, and recommendations on the performance of buildings and other structures impacted by wind and flood forces. The MAT included representatives from FEMA Headquarters and other Federal agencies, local government officials, academia, and experts from the design and construction industry. The conclusions and recommendations of this report are intended to provide decision-makers with information and technical guidance that can be used to reduce future hurricane damage.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfCover, Executive Summary, and Table of Contents
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 1 - Introduction
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 2 - Regulations, Codes, and Standards
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 3 - Residential Construction
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 4 - Nonresidential Construction and Infrastructure
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 5 - Evaluation of Elevation Projects
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix A - Acknowledgments
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix C - Acronyms
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix B - Bibliography and Additional FEMA Resources
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix D - Hurricane Isaac Recovery Advisories
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix E - High Water Marks
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