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Section I: Understanding the Hazards
What Is a Tornado?
Figure I-1. Typical tornado damage
What Is a Hurricane?
Do You Need a Safe Room?
Homeowner’s Worksheet: Assessing Your Risk
Emergency Planning and Emergency Supply Kit
Section II: Planning Your Safe Room
Building Damage
Basis of Safe Room Design
Safe Room Size
Foundation Types
Basement Foundation Applications
Slab-on-Grade Applications
Crawlspace or Pile Applications
New vs. Existing Homes or Buildings
Safe Room Location
Floor Plan 1: basement
Figure II-7 Floor plan 1: basement
Floor Plan 3: below-grade safe rooms
Floor Plan 4: multi-purpose safe rooms in a small business
Table II-1. Appropriate types of safe rooms for new homes and buildings
Table II-2. Appropriate types of safe rooms for existing homes and buildings
Construction Materials
Safe Room Cost
Section III: Building Your Safe Room
Index of the Design Drawings
How to Use the Drawings
Consumer Guide
Safe Rooms Save Lives
Appendix A: Acknowledgments
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FEMA Taking Shelter From The Storm

FEMA Taking Shelter From The Storm

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FEMA guide describing building plans and techniques for storm shelters
FEMA guide describing building plans and techniques for storm shelters

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