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NIST Reports on Occupancy After Disasters
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a report defining what it would take to achieve immediate occupancy performance codes and standards for all buildings in all types of natural hazards. The report, “Research Needs To Support Immediate Occupancy Building Performance Objective Following Natural Hazard Events,” addresses fundamental research needs, possible technological applications based on that research and key strategies that could be used to implement any resulting regulations. Click here for more information.