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Reference Manual to Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings (FEMA 426)


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This manual provides guidance to the building science community of architects and engineers, to reduce physical damage to buildings, related infrastructure, and people caused by terrorist assaults.

FEMA 426 presents incremental approaches that can be implemented over time to decrease the vulnerability of buildings to terrorist threats. Many of the recommendations can be implemented quickly and cost-effectively.  Visit the website to download all or part of the manual.