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close this bookMitigation - Disaster Mitigation Guidelines for Hospitals and other Health Care Facilities in the Caribbean (PAHO)
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2: The nature of natural hazards in commonwealth Caribbean countries
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 3: The critical nature of health care facilities in disaster mitigation
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View the documentAnnex 1: modified Mercalli intensity scale
View the documentAnnex 2: sample form for vulnerability analysis
View the documentAnnex 3: checklist
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Annex 2: sample form for vulnerability analysis

BUILDING___________________________________

GEOMETRY__________________________________

Stories ___________Height __________meters __________

Maximum Plan Dimensions - meters


Length

Width

Area

Ground Floor




First Floor




Second Floor




Total Area




Approximate Age




DESCRIPTION OF BUILDING

Indicate condition in box G - good F - fair P - poor

FRAME

Reinforced Concrete

Structural Steel

Timber

Loadbearing Walls

Other (Specify)






FLOORS


Reinforced Concrete

Structural Steel

Timber

Loadbearing Walls

Other (Specify)

Ground






First






Second







Column size mm

Beam size dxd mm

Slab depth mm

Slab span m

Ground





First





Second





ROOF

Indicate condition in box G - good F - fair P - poor


Reinforced concrete

Timber

Steel

Aluminum

Other

Size dxd

Primary mbr







Secondary mbr







Cladding







* or cladding thickness units millimeters


Hip

Gable

Monipith

Flat

Other (specify)

Shape







0 - 12

13 - 25

26 - 35

>35

Slope






Eaves m

Gable end m

Roof overhang



Fixings

Type

Spacing

Valley

Ridge

Condition

Primary to building






Secondary to primary






Cladding to secondary






WALLS

Condition

Stone masonry

Concrete block

Timber

Other(specify)

Exterior





Interior





Thickness





WINDOWS

Size dxb

Number

Material

Condition

Shutters

Condition





Fitted

Reqd.









Shutters required are to be

Inside hung

Outside hung

One leaf

Two Leaves

Number






DOORS

Size dxb (meters)

No.

Material

Condition

Hinges*

Bolts*

Braces







Fitted

Reqd.









* Indicate Y - yes N - no for bolts and hinges of adequate strength and numbers in good condition

SITE DESCRIPTION


Plain

Ridge

Valley

Peak

Coastal

Location







Other (specify)






High

Moderate

Low

Comments

Flood Risk





Risk of falling trees or utility poles