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May 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Global Experts Convene at National Earthquake Conference

As Taiwan, Japan, and Ecuador work to recover from recent deadly earthquakes, more than 160 different organizations and experts, ranging from...


Mar 23, 2016, 11:00 ET FLASH Introduces #HurricaneStrong to Save Lives and Homes

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® today unveiled #HurricaneStrong, a new national hurricane resilience initiative to...


Feb 04, 2016, 11:22 ET Esteemed Texas Meteorologist Named 2016 National Weatherperson of the Year

 The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)®  has named Alex Garcia, Chief Meteorologist for KABB - San Antonio 2016 National...


Feb 01, 2016, 09:42 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Launches Sweepstakes in Celebration of 2016 National Weatherperson's Day

 In honor of 2016 National Weatherperson's Day on February 5, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today launched an online...


Jan 26, 2016, 10:00 ET FLASH Holds Annual Conference to Launch New National Hurricane Initiative, Advance Disaster Resilience, and Address High Cost of Severe Weather Overall

 As the nation moves through severe weather from blizzards in the Mid-Atlantic to tornado outbreaks in the Southeast, more than 90 different...


Jan 19, 2016, 09:17 ET Free Earthquake Damage Prevention Event Coming to Cape Girardeau February 3

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)®, FEMA Building Science Branch, Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, Missouri...


Nov 30, 2015, 10:00 ET 2016 National Weatherperson of the Year Nominations Now Open

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® announced a call for nominations for the 2016 National Weatherperson of the Year...


Nov 23, 2015, 15:11 ET Oak Park Unified School District Recognized As "QuakeSmart®"

OAK PARK, Calif., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® recognized the Oak Park Unified...


May 13, 2015, 07:00 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partners Win Innovative Program of the Year Award at 2015 National VOAD Conference

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) partners...