Multi-Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts: Wind, Flood, and Earthquake Training Videos
Educating disaster workforces and the people who live in at-risk communities about natural hazards and the ways to mitigate risk is an important part of the FEMA mission. FEMA P-940CD presents three videos based on webinars abridged from the FEMA training course E312, Fundamentals of Building Science – Multi-Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts. Each video explains the hazard (earthquake, wind, and flood) and the hazard-related damage, and provides users with some common sense tools to assist with specific mitigation work. The earthquake video includes an introduction illustrated by a recent earthquake event, a discussion of the hazards that can arise from seismic events, the types of earthquake damage commonly seen in the building environment, and seismic design basics. The earthquake video also discusses how buildings resist earthquakes and the seismic design process for new and existing construction.
|Welcome to the FEMA Building Science Multi-Hazard Design Concepts Video Series|
Each video explains the topic, the hazard related damage and some common-sense tools to assist with specific mitigation work. The target audience includes FEMA disaster workforce, State and local community disaster mitigation, response and recovery professionals and citizens living in areas with high risk of earthquake, flood, or wind.
|Wind Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts|
The video discusses the wind characteristics that are important to consider in design. It then explains wind exposure factors, how to identify wind hazards and common types of wind damage, the wind design process, and mitigation techniques.
|Flood Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts|
The video presents an introduction to flood hazards for different areas of the country and describes how to identify those hazards. It goes on to discuss the impact of floods on the constructed environment, basic principles of flood hazard-resistant design and construction, and mitigation measures.
|Earthquake Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts|
The video has a short introduction illustrated by a recent earthquake event. It discusses the main hazards that arise from seismic events, the types of earthquake damage commonly seen in buildings and other structures, and seismic design basics. The discussion includes how buildings resist earthquakes, design criteria, and the process of seismic design for new and existing construction.
|Multi-Hazard Mitigation and Design Concepts: Wind, Flood, and Earthquake Training Videos (FEMA P-940CD)|
This CD-ROM is available from the FEMA Distribution Center. To place your order by phone, call 1-800-480-2520 (M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST). To place your order by fax or email, download this order form.