Is your home ready for winter? IBHS’s Anne Cope guides homeowners through how to prepare.
If you anticipate evacuation orders due to wildfire, there are several things you can do to prepare your home before you leave.
Guidance for homeowners on DisasterSafety.org »
IBHS’s Roy Wright testifies to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
IBHS’s Chuck Miccolis explains why getting the roof right is critical to reducing risks.
840,000 people in coastal Texas lack protection from residential building codes
IBHS Chief Presents Invited Testimony on Climate Adaptation to House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
CEO Roy E. Wright urges action now to reduce disaster losses in the future
Testimony of IBHS CEO Roy E. Wright before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means on The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change
IBHS post-event investigation finds updated building codes, mitigation effective in minimizing damage
Research Hurricane Michael made landfall on October 10, 2018, near Panama City, Florida, with sustained winds of approximately 160 mph. Winds speeds of such magnitude are enough to collapse structures and cause major damage. Maximum wind speeds near the landfall area were at or above the state’s current design standards, significantly testing building construction in the Florida Panhandle. Post-event observations reinforced the concept that typical building…