FEMA P-942, Mitigation Assessment Team Report: Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York (2013)

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FEMA P-942 documents observations made during field visits conducted by the Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) following Hurricane Sandy, specifically deployed to evaluate key building damages. FEMA P-942 presents the conclusions and recommendations derived from the field observations with regards to key engineering concepts, codes and standards, mitigation measures and considerations that can be used in the planning and recovery process to help minimize future damage to structures and their related utility systems. The recommendations for disaster-resistant practices in hurricane-prone regions presented are applicable to planners; decision makers; designers; contractors; building officials; Federal, State, and local government officials; building owners and operators; emergency managers; and homeowners. Observations, conclusions, and recommendations related to building codes and standards; flood protective measures; residential construction; critical facilities and key assets; and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems are included.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York
This pdf file contains the front matter and Chapters 1 through 8. It does not contain the appendices.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Front Matter
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 1 - Introduction
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 2 - Building Codes, Standards, and Regulations
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 3 - Performance of Low-Rise Buildings
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 4 - Performance of Mid- and High-Rise Buildings
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 5 - Performance of Critical Facilities and Key Assets
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 6 - Historic Properties
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 7 - Conclusions and Recommendations
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Chapter 8 - References
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix A - Acknowledgments
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix B - Glossary
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix C - Recovery Advisories and Fact Sheets for Hurricane Sandy
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix D, Mapping and Geographic Information System Data
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix E - History of Sandy and Hurricanes in the Northeast
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix F - Background on the National Flood Insurance Program, International Code Series, and Referenced Standards
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, AppendixG, Background on Floodplain Management Building codes in New Jersey, New York State, and New York City
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix I - Definitions of Critical Facilities and Risk Categories
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-942, Appendix J - Crosswalk of Recommendations with National Disaster Recovery Framework Goals
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