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RetrofitFEMA

RetrofitFEMA

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Published by: sentryx1 on Apr 22, 2009
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HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFITTING
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Table of Contents
About This Guide........................................................................................................................ 1
Who This Guide Is For........................................................................................................ 1How This Guide Can Help You............................................................................................ 1How To Use This Guide...................................................................................................... 2
Introduction to Retrofitting........................................................................................................ 5
Introduction......................................................................................................................... 5What Is “Retrofitting”?......................................................................................................... 8Types of Flooding............................................................................................................... 8How Flooding Can Damage Your House........................................................................... 11Depth/Elevation of Flooding.........................................................................................11Flow Velocity............................................................................................................... 13Flood Frequency......................................................................................................... 15Rate of Rise and Rate of Fall...................................................................................... 16Duration..................................................................................................................... 17Debris Impact............................................................................................................. 18Other Hazards.................................................................................................................. 18Federal, State, and Local Regulations............................................................................... 20Financial Assistance for Retrofitting................................................................................... 22Federal Programs....................................................................................................... 22Non-Federal Help....................................................................................................... 26
An Overview of the Retrofitting Methods................................................................................ 27
Introduction....................................................................................................................... 27Cautions........................................................................................................................... 28Substantial Damage/Substantial Improvement............................................................ 28Flood Protection Elevation and Risk............................................................................ 29Freeboard................................................................................................................... 31Human Intervention..................................................................................................... 32

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