Enclosures and Breakaway Walls, FEMA Technical Fact Sheet No. 8.1

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Federal Emergency Management Agency
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FEMA
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Fact sheet describing requirements and recommendations for enclosures and breakaway walls for their use below the BFE, including a diagram of a compliant wall system and examples of systems that have either resulted in increased damages or increased flood insurance premiums; also published in FEMA P-499 “Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction: Technical Fact Sheet Series.”