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Recommended residential construction for the Gulf Coast : building on strong and safe foundations.

Author: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : FEMA, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : National government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Past storms have shown that sound design and construction can significantly reduce the loss of life and damage to property. FEMA has developed this design manual with the purpose to provide the community of homebuilders, contractors and local engineering professionals with recommended foundation designs and guidance for rebuilding homes destroyed by hurricanes in the Gulf Coast.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
Electronic government information
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Recommended residential construction for the Gulf Coast.
[Washington, D.C.] : FEMA, [2006]
(OCoLC)1085990294
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
OCLC Number: 77006788
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2007-0084-P.
"FEMA 550."
"July 2006."
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, maps, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Types of hazards --
High winds --
Storm surge --
Flood effects --
Foundations --
Foundation design loads --
Overview of recommended foundation types and construction for the Gulf Coast --
Foundation selection.
Other Titles: Building on strong and safe foundations

Abstract:

Past storms have shown that sound design and construction can significantly reduce the loss of life and damage to property. FEMA has developed this design manual with the purpose to provide the community of homebuilders, contractors and local engineering professionals with recommended foundation designs and guidance for rebuilding homes destroyed by hurricanes in the Gulf Coast.

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