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ERIC Number: ED539483
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Wildfires and Schools
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
This publication discusses conditions that feed wildfires, how a building catches fire, determining the school's risk, creating a survivable space for the school, the importance of maintenance, the fire-resistant school, meeting code requirements, and related flood and mudslide risks. Much of this publication has been adapted for schools from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's "Wildfires" homepage and Wildfire Mitigation Fact Sheet, "Rebuilding After a Fire". Wildfire Response is appended. (Contains 1 footnote and 17 online resources.)
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities. 1090 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 888-552-0624; Tel: 202-289-7800; Web site: http://www.edfacilities.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities