Know Your Risk And Have A Safe Place To Go… with Time to Get There

When severe weather threatens, individuals and families need advance warning and protection from the dangerous forces of extreme winds. Individuals and communities in high-risk tornado and hurricane areas need structurally sound shelters and early alert systems.

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FEMA strongly encourages homeowners and communities to build safe rooms and shelters but cannot endorse or approve specific manufacturers or producers. Disclaimer


Last Modified: Monday, 29-Oct-2007 13:34:47 EDT

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A small interior room above grade is the best location for a safe room. Safe rooms can also double for other non-emergency purposes.



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