Building and Site Reference List
Repairing Your Flooded Home, FEMA Library
Step-by-step advice on for homeowners after a flood.
Risk Management Series Brochure, FEMA
Security Risk Management Series (RMS) Publications
Design Guide for Improving Critical Facility Safety from Flooding and High Winds – Training Course; Design Guide for Improving Hospital Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds
Protect Your Property from Flooding, FEMA Library
Install Sewer Backflow Valves, Anchor Fuel Tanks, Raise Electrical System Components, Build With Flood Damage Resistant Materials
Protect Your Property from High Winds
Protect Windows and Doors with Covers, Reinforce and Replace Garage Doors, Brace Gable End Roofing, Secure Composition Shingle Roofs, Secure Built-Up and Single-Ply Roofs, Remove Trees and Potential Wind-borne Missiles, Maintain EIFS Walls
Strengthening Walls for Wind Resistance, LSU Ag Center
Mainly applies to new construction, but informative if an addition or new structure is planned for a historic site.
Strengthening an Existing Roof, LSU Ag Center
Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt Poster
Poster assists homeowners with identifying problem areas.
Fire Safety: Creating an Awareness of the Fire Threat, Historic Scotland
Provide basic information on how fires start and spread in historic buildings.
Originally published May 23, 2011.