Tag: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Miyamoto International Research Analyst Dr. Anna Lang was appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Advisory Council (NAC). The 35-member council provides advice to FEMA through recommendations on all aspects of emergency management.
Public- and private-sector efforts seek to increase community resilience through building codes and standards.
The 2005 edition of the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-05) Section 11.2 defines "bearing wall system" and "building frame system" .
In many communities, officials placard and mark structures after inspections. But, what are those colored placards and spray painted X's that adorn buildings after a disaster? Our authors describe the use of these markings.
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