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Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation from Tsunamis


 

Developed by: Applied Technology Council (ATC)

FEMA P-646 report: April, 2012

 

Description: This document provides guidance on the design and construction of structures that could be used as a refuge for vertical evacuation above rising waters associated with tsunami inundation, and includes specific recommendations on loading, configuration, location, operation, and maintenance of such facilities.

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