This manual is for designers, developers, builders, and others who wish to build elevated residential structures in flood-prone areas prudently.Contents: Environmental and Regulatory FactorsSite Analysis and DesignArchitectural Design ExamplesDesign and Construction GuidelinesCost AnalysisResource Materials
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- Download free Design Manual for Retrofitting Flood-Prone Residential Structures – Federal Emergency Management Agency
Many homeowners feel they are trapped in a never-ending cycle of flooding and repairing. In addition, even though the flood damage can be repaired, the house is rarely the same, and its value usually declines. However, there are ways that this […] Posted in construction
- Download free Express Residential Fire Sprinkler Design Guide – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
The Guide provides a preliminary discussion of sprinkler coverage area, water flow, and water pressure. After this discussion, the Guide is divided into two parts: Part 1: Hydraulic Worksheet and Part 2: Sprinkler Target Zones.
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- Download free Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Recruitment and Retention Manual – Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
This manual presents guidance for the managers of emergency medical services (EMS) organizations in the recruitment and retention of volunteer personnel.
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- Download free Technical Rescue Program Development Manual – U S Fire Administration, Federal Emergencymmanagement Agency
The formation of a functional and safe technical rescue team, whether single- or multi-discipline, requires careful planning, a large time commitment from the team members, equipment research and acquisition, risk analysis, training, and […] Posted in construction