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Jun 04, 2019, 12:00 ET Research Finds Consumer Overconfidence Regarding Building Codes in Disaster-Exposed Communities

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partnership today announced consumer research findings and analysis underpinning a new...


May 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Nonprofits Federal Alliance for Safe Homes and Resilience Action Fund Announce Partnership

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), today announced they have formed a new partnership with the nonprofit Resilience Action Fund...


May 15, 2019, 11:17 ET 2020 National Earthquake Conference Call for Presentations & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Open

The National Earthquake Conference (NEC) planning committee is seeking presenter abstracts for the NEC2020 conference March 4-6 in San Diego, CA. The ...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 ET FLASH Launches "No Code. No Confidence." Campaign and InspectToProtect website to save homes and communities

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Partnership unveiled the "No Code. No Confidence." building code campaign during the...


Apr 22, 2019, 10:30 ET Enter Now for a Chance to Win Resilient Roof Upgrade in the 2019 #HurricaneStrong Sweepstakes

BASF Corporation is providing a #HurricaneStrong Resilient Roof Upgrade to one lucky family that includes a closed-cell spray polyurethane foam...


Apr 04, 2019, 13:00 ET Leslie Chapman-Henderson Wins William Gray Award for Outstanding Service in Hurricane Preparedness and Resilience

Today, the National Tropical Weather Conference awarded nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) President and CEO Leslie Chapman-Henderson...


Feb 04, 2019, 10:28 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Names Meteorologist James Spann 2019 Weatherperson of the Year

On February 1, The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® named James Spann as the 2019 National Weatherperson of the Year. Mr. Spann is widely...


Jan 22, 2019, 11:28 ET 2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC19) Call for Presentations & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Open

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is seeking presenter abstracts for the 2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference: Science,...


Jan 11, 2019, 09:18 ET "National Weatherperson of the Year" 2019 Finalists Announced by Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® today announced the five finalists selected for the FLASH 2019 National Weatherperson of the...


Dec 05, 2018, 09:00 ET 2019 National Weatherperson of the Year Nominations Now Open

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® announced a call for nominations for the 2019 National Weatherperson of the Year Award, ...


Nov 16, 2018, 11:27 ET There's Still Time to Enter to Win a #HurricaneStrong Resilient Roof Upgrade

BASF Corporation is providing a #HurricaneStrong Resilient Roof Upgrade to one lucky family that includes a closed-cell spray polyurethane foam...


Nov 07, 2018, 10:00 ET 2018 National Conference Draws Disaster Resilience Leaders

As U.S. states and territories continue to grapple with recovery from devastating catastrophes, the nation's foremost voices in the disaster safety...


Oct 17, 2018, 13:49 ET Unprecedented Dialogue with Four National Hurricane Center Directors Now Scheduled for NDRC18

The 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC18) today announced a new agenda addition entitled, In Michael's Wake: A Dialogue with the...


Sep 21, 2018, 11:44 ET Chatham County named #HurricaneStrong by Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. (FLASH)®

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. (FLASH) named Chatham County, Georgia as the first community in Georgia, and the third in...


Sep 12, 2018, 10:28 ET FEMA and the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Present Free Ready Business QuakeSmart Workshops

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and FEMA are accepting registrations for the free Ready Business - QuakeSmart disaster...


Aug 23, 2018, 12:08 ET Breaking the "Build-Destroy-Rebuild" Disaster Cycle

As Hurricane Lane approaches the Hawaiian Islands, and the country marks the anniversaries of devastating 2017 disasters, the nonprofit Federal...


May 31, 2018, 10:00 ET Miami-Dade Designated #HurricaneStrong by Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. - FLASH.

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) named Miami-Dade County as the second county in the United States to receive the...


May 16, 2018, 03:38 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes and FEMA present Free Ready Business QuakeSmart Workshop in Santa Clarita

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)®, and FEMA are accepting registrations the free Ready Business - QuakeSmart disaster...


May 07, 2018, 02:57 ET FLASH Partnership Introduces Updated Weather App in Observance of National Hurricane Preparedness Week

In partnership with Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), today released the updated...


Mar 26, 2018, 09:09 ET Enter Now for a Chance to Win Resilient Roof Upgrade in the 2018 #HurricaneStrong Sweepstakes

BASF Corporation is providing a #HurricaneStrong Resilient Roof Upgrade to one lucky family that includes a closed-cell spray polyurethane foam...


Feb 02, 2018, 10:00 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Names Meteorologist Ada Monzón 2018 Weatherperson of the Year

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® today named Ada Monzón as 2018 National Weatherperson of the Year. Chosen for the award by the FLASH...


Feb 02, 2018, 02:37 ET La Alianza Federal para Casas Seguras nombra a Ada Monzón como Meteoróloga del Año de 2018

La Alianza Federal para Casas Seguras (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® hoy nombró a Ada Monzón como Meteoróloga Nacional del Año. Elegida...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:55 ET 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC) Call for Presentations Now Open

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is calling for presentations for the 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference: Science,...


Dec 04, 2017, 10:47 ET Winter Weather Prep Campaign Offers Safety Tips and Home Preparation Guidance

With winter weather on the way, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is launching the 2017-2018 Great Winter Weather Prep education...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:00 ET Sponsors Sought for 2018 National Hurricane Resilience Initiative as 2017 Season Ends

As communities work to recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is announcing plans to...