FEMA Coastal Construction Manual

Federal Emergency Management Agency - FEMA

FEMA Coastal Construction Manual is a 2-volume publication that provides a comprehensive approach to planning, siting, designing, constructing, and maintaining homes in the coastal environment.

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FEMA Coastal Construction Manual is a 2-volume publication that provides a comprehensive approach to planning, siting, designing, constructing, and maintaining homes in the coastal environment. Volume I provides information about hazard identification, siting decisions, regulatory requirements, economic implications, and risk management. The primary audience for Volume I is design professionals, officials, and those involved in the decision-making process. Volume II contains in-depth descriptions of design, construction, and maintenance practices that, when followed, will increase the durability of residential buildings in the harsh coastal environment and reduce economic losses associated with coastal natural disasters. The primary audience for Volume II is the design professional who is familiar with building codes and standards and; has a basic understanding of engineering principles.

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United States

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Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

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The primary audience for Volume I is design professionals, officials, and those involved in the decision-making process.

The primary audience for Volume II is the design professional who is familiar with building codes and standards and; has a basic understanding of engineering principles.

This manual is in English.

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