FEMA Deploys BPAT Team to Study Tornadoes

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Release date: 
May 14, 1999
Release Number: 
HQ-99-178

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the face of the massive devastation from the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, FEMA has deployed a BPAT to study the performance of buildings and other structures. The team will study the performance of both conventional construction as well as tornado-resistant construction in the hopes of improving conventional and tornado-resistant construction and identifying success stories. To follow the activities of the BPAT, check out the BPAT Diary.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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