Nov, 2019
Post-Disaster Building Safety Evaluation Guidance: Report on the Current State of Practice, Including Recommendations Related to Structural and Nonstructural Safety and Habitability
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency; National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (U.S.)
From the Executive Summary: "Section 1241(a) of the 'Disaster Recovery Reform Act' (DRRA) of 2018 requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to publish a report providing guidance on the best practices for post-disaster evaluation of buildings for both structural safety and habitability. This 'Guide' summarizes and references best practice guideline documents, identifies recommended improvements and needs, and provides interim recommendations for issues without best practice guidance. The following incident types are covered: earthquakes; hurricanes; floods; tornadoes; tsunamis; landslides and other land instabilities; volcanoes; snow, hail, and ice storms; fire; and explosions. This 'Guide' can be a reference for any post-incident evaluation process and is not limited by the scale or official declaration of a disaster."
  • URL
  • Publishers
    United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (U.S.)
  • Report Number
    FEMA P-2055; Federal Emergency Management Agency P-2055
  • Date
    Nov, 2019
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Federal Emergency Management Agency:
  • Format
  • Media Type
  • Subjects
    Disaster relief
    Emergency management
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