Flood Publications: Building Professionals and Engineers

Below are links to the FEMA Library records for flood publications of interest for Building Professionals and Enginee

Building Code Resources

CodeMaster-Flood Resistant Design (2012)

Design Considerations for Improving Critical Facility Functionality During Flood Events (2009)

Evaluation of the NFIP's Building Standards (2006)

Flood Provisions of International Code Series Paper (2013)

Flood Resistant Provisions of 2012 International Codes (2012)

Flood Resistant Provisions of the 2009 International Code Series (2009)

Flood Resistant Provisions of the 2012 Uniform Codes by the IAPMO (2012)

Flood Resistant Provisions of the 2015 International Codes (2015)

Guidance for Applying ASCE 24 (2013)

Highlights of ASCE 24-14 Flood Resistant Design and Construction Including Building Codes in the National Flood Insurance Program (2013)

NFIP 2009 I-Codes and ASCE 24 Checklist (2013)

NFIP 2012 I-Codes and ASCE 24 Checklist  (2013)

NFIP 2015 I-Codes and ASCE 24 Checklist (2016)

Provisions of the 2009 I-Codes and ASCE 24 Compared to the NFIP (2009)

Quick Reference Guide-Compare NFIP and Code (2012)

Reducing Flood Losses Through International Codes, 4th Edition (2014)

Supplement to the 2006 Evaluation of the NFIP's Building Standards

 Existing Construction

Engineering Principles and Practices for Retrofitting Floodprone Residential Structures, Third Edition (2012) FEMA P-259

Answers to Questions about Substantially Improved/Substantially Damaged Buildings (2018) FEMA 213

Floodproofing Non-Residential Buildings FEMA P-936

New Construction

Coastal Construction Manual, Fourth Edition (2011) FEMA P-55

Home Builder's Guide to Coastal Construction (2010)FE MA P-499

Recommended Residential Construction for Coastal Areas: Building on Strong and Safe Foundations (2009) FEMA P-550

Flood Hazard Elevation and Siting Criteria for Residential Safe Rooms (February 2015)

Flood Hazard Elevation and Siting Criteria for Community Safe Rooms (February 2015)

Nonstructural Components

Protecting Buildings Utility Systems from Flood Damage FEMA P-348

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