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FEMA 424, Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds (2010)

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This manual is intended to provide guidance for the protection of school buildings from natural disasters. This volume concentrates on grade schools, K-12. FEMA P-424 covers earthquakes, floods, and high winds. Its intended audience is design professionals and school officials involved in the technical and financial decisions of school construction, repair, and renovations. NOTE: This publication is available free to Local and State government staff. All other interested parties can obtain this publication via online download only.

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FEMA P-424, Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods and High Winds (Hardcopy)
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    FEMA P-424
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    FEMA Distribution Center

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    You can order hardcopies by emailing, calling or faxing the FEMA Distribution Center using the Order Form

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    You can order this item from the FEMA Distribution Center. Download the Order Form and provide the resource title, FEMA publication ID #, quantity of each publication requesting, along with your name, address, zip code, and daytime phone #. Note: Some resources might have restrictions on the quantity allowed per order, per customer. Also, please review if the resource is currently backordered.

    You can order hardcopies by emailing, calling or faxing the FEMA Distribution Center using the Order Form

    Work hours for phone orders are M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

    Contact Phone Number: 
    (800) 480-2520
    Fax Number: 
    (240) 699-0525
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Icon for file of type application/pdfChapter 1. An Overview of the School Design and Construction Process
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