ABSTRACT

Storm Shelters: Selecting Design Criteria: February 2007 Tornado Recovery Advisory   [open pdf - 504KB]

"The intended audience for this Tornado Recovery Advisory is anyone involved in the planning, policy-making, design, construction, or approval of shelters, including designers, emergency managers, public officials, policy or decisionmakers, building code officials, and home or building owners. Homeowners and renters should also refer to the Tornado Recovery Advisory titled Residential Sheltering: In-Residence and Stand-Alone Shelter. The purpose of this advisory is to identify the different types of shelter design guidance, code requirements, and other criteria that pertain to the design and construction of shelters for tornadoes and hurricanes. There are various storm shelter criteria, each of which offers different levels of protection to its shelter occupants."

Report Number:
FEMA DR 1679 RA2
Publisher:
Date:
2007-04
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency: http://www.fema.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
URL:
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