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September 2, 2014

FORTIFIED Home – Breaking the Cycle of Destruction

During National Preparedness Month, find out how you can recover from disaster by rebuilding using FORTIFIED stronger, safer standards.

August 29, 2014

Katrina Anniversary Reminds Us of the Dangers of Storm Surge

Learn about the dangers of hurricane-related storm surge and how to protect yourself and your buildings from its effects.

Rebuilding Begins in California after Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years Rocks the Bay Area
August 25, 2014

Rebuilding Begins in California after Strongest Earthquake in 25 Years Rocks the Bay Area

Learn how IBHS resources can help you recover from a disaster.

August 23, 2014

Hurricane Andrew Was a Catalyst for Starting to Break the Cycle of Destruction

Hurricane Andrew, one of the strongest storms to ever hit the United States, came ashore in South Florida 22 years ago on August 24.  Andrew caused more than 25 deaths, left 250,000 people homeless, damaged or destroyed 82,000 businesses, and caused approximately $23 billion in insured losses (in 2013 dollars, according to the Insurance Information […]

55 Years Later, Yellowstone Earthquake Still Strongest on Record for Montana
August 18, 2014

55 Years Later, Yellowstone Earthquake Still Strongest on Record for Montana

Learn what you can do to protect your home and belongings from earthquake damage.

August 18, 2014

Five Actions to Reduce Water Damage after a Flood

After a flood, learn how to reduce the amount of damage and speed up the recovery process.

August 13, 2014

Hurricane Charley: A Case Study on the Impact of Stronger Building

It’s been ten years since Hurricane Charley struck Florida, a storm that was characterized by last-minute course changes and extensive damage across the length of Florida. It also was the start of a long hurricane season that will be forever etched in Floridian’s memories, as the state was affected by the most hurricanes to hit […]

August 8, 2014

Top 10 States with Most Property Damage from Severe Weather

A new list shows the 10 states that experienced the most damage from severe weather in the last eight years. The states might surprise you.

August 6, 2014

Wildfire Management Today Magazine Lights Way to Becoming a Fire Adapted Community

Latest issue of Wildfire Management Today shows how to implement fire adapted communities principles.

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