Collection: Safe Room Display

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Resources related to assessing, building, and maintaining safe rooms.
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July 26, 2013
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  • Moore, Okla., October 3, 2013 -- FEMA mitigation expert John Bourdeau (r) demonstrates a partially underground safe room for a two-part television news report on residential safe rooms. This room was built after the May 20, 2013 Moore, OK tornado and is located a block from the Plaza Towers Elementary School where 7 students lost their lives that day. Reporter Ed Doney (l) of KFOR, NBC for Oklahoma City, focused on the importance of residential safe rooms and looked at the differences between above ground and below ground designs.

    FEMA's John Bourdeau Demonstrates Usage of a Saferoom for KFOR TV Reporter Ed Doney

    Photo by Debra Young
    Moore, Okla., October 3, 2013 -- FEMA mitigation expert John Bourdeau (r) demonstrates a partially underground safe room for a two-part television news report on residential safe rooms. This room was built after the May 20, 2013 Moore, OK tornado and is located a block from the Plaza Towers Elementary School where 7 students lost their lives that day. Reporter Ed Doney (l) of KFOR, NBC for Oklahoma City, focused on the importance of residential safe rooms and looked at the differences between above ground and below ground designs.
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