The ATC-64 (FEMA P-646A) report, Vertical Evacuation from Tsunamis: A Guide for Community Officials, was equally funding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the ATC-64 project. (Published 2009, 62 pages)
ABSTRACT: This document provides information and guidance for vertical evacuation from tsunamis, specifically designed for community officials written in laymanÍs terms. Included are background information on tsunami types and historic tsunami activity, in-depth discussions of issues to be considered when planning the design and construction of a structure for vertical evacuation form tsunamis, discussions on funding issues, and information on operation and maintenance of vertical evacuation structures.
This report has been published as the companion to FEMA P-646, Guidelines for Design of Structures for Vertical Evacuation from Tsunamis, available through the ATC Online Store and from FEMA.
Available free of charge by contacting FEMA (phone: 1-800-480-2520).
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