Posts Tagged ‘ floods ’

Less Building Space Equals More Risk from Natural Disasters

Sep 19th, 2022

New home construction has seen an increased number of residences located in areas facing threats from natural disasters since 2020, including risks associated with fires, droughts and floods. A new analysis from real estate brokerage firm Redfin shows that while 14% of remaining homes built from 1900 to 1959 face fire risk, that figure is […]

Building Safety Month Concludes with a Focus on Disaster Preparedness 

May 28th, 2021

The virtual celebration for Building Safety Month ends with week 4, which highlights disaster preparedness. This week, the Code Council, its members and partners emphasize the importance of advanced planning for devastating events like hurricanes, floods, snowstorms, tornadoes, wildfires and earthquakes to help individuals and communities increase health and safety of their population during and […]