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FEMA P-936, Floodproofing Non-Residential Buildings (2013)

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The primary focus of the guidance document is on dry floodproofing technologies for non-residential buildings, but it also includes an overview of other techniques including wet floodproofing and the use of levees and floodwalls. The publication provides information about regulatory requirements, design considerations, and descriptions of floodproofing methods and equipment. Key document features include: 1) Tools to assist the designer or building owner in determining the best floodproofing option for a particular building including a vulnerability checklist, 2) Case studies providing examples of applied floodproofing techniques, 3) Equations for determining flood forces and loads, 4) A summary of results from recent dry floodproofing research and testing for new construction.
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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA P-936, Floodproofing Non-Residential Buildings
Complete version of FEMA P-936
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Icon for file of type application/pdfCover, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, and Acroyms and Abbreviations
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Icon for file of type application/pdfSection 1 - Introduction
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Icon for file of type application/pdfSection 2 - Design Considerations in Floodproofing
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Icon for file of type application/pdfSection 3 - Dry Floodproofing Measures
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Icon for file of type application/pdfSection 4 - Other Flood Protection Measures
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix A - FEMA Assistance
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix B - Understanding the FEMA Benefit-Cost Process
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix C - Checklist for Vulnerability of Flood-Prone Sites and Buildings
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix D - References
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix E - Resources
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Icon for file of type application/pdfAppendix F - FEMA Region Contact Information
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