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Flood Hazard Elevation and Siting Criteria for Residential Safe Rooms (February 2015)

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It is critical to consider flood hazards when designing a safe room. FEMA cannot fund and does not support placing safe rooms where floodwaters could endanger occupants. This quick guide includes flood elevation and siting criteria for residential safe rooms to be compliant with FEMA P-361 guidance.