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Sep 10, 2020, 15:31 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Urges Hurricane Laura Survivors - Build Back Better with Simple, Affordable, and Strong Rebuilding Methods

As residents confront the daunting task of recovery following Hurricane Laura, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is pointing up...


Jul 08, 2020, 10:35 ET Nonprofits and Donors Unite to Build Affordable, Strong Home for Hurricane Michael Survivor

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today joined with Square Foot Ministry, United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Volunteer ...


Apr 27, 2020, 13:02 ET Survey Reveals COVID-19 Effect on Hurricane Readiness, Experts Offer Virtual Prep Options as June 1 Nears

In an overnight survey commissioned by the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), 66% of respondents stated they were either extremely...


Mar 06, 2020, 15:30 ET 'Be Earthquake Aware and Prepared, Not Scared', a key takeaway as 2020 National Earthquake Conference Concludes

The quadrennial 2020 National Earthquake Conference (#NEC2020), which took place this week in San Diego, concluded today. The conference brought...


Mar 04, 2020, 14:00 ET Sold-Out 2020 National Earthquake Conference Kicks Off March 4 in San Diego

The quadrennial 2020 National Earthquake Conference (#NEC2020) this week in San Diego is bringing together nearly 650 global attendees from across...


Feb 04, 2020, 10:10 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Names Meteorologist Joe Snedeker 2020 Weatherperson of the Year

Today, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® named WNEP - Newswatch 16's Morning Meteorologist Joe Snedeker as the 2020 National Weatherperson ...


Jan 22, 2020, 13:52 ET 2020 National Disaster Resilience Conference Call for Presentations & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Open

The National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC20) planning committee is seeking presenter abstracts for the 2020 conference set to take place in...


Jan 21, 2020, 12:38 ET Leading Scientist Chosen as National Earthquake Conference Honorary Chair

The National Earthquake Conference (NEC2020) committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Howard H. Harary will serve as the Honorary Chair for the...


Dec 03, 2019, 11:00 ET 2020 National Weatherperson of the Year Nominations Now Open

Today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® announced a call for nominations for the 2020 National Weatherperson of the Year Award, ...


Nov 21, 2019, 13:30 ET Verisk's Robert L. Andrews Named Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Board Member of the Year

Today, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) presented Robert L. Andrews, vice president and chief field operations officer at Verisk, with the ...


Nov 19, 2019, 10:30 ET National Disaster Resilience Conference Begins Tomorrow in Clearwater

The 2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC19) opens tomorrow in Clearwater Beach, FL, bringing together representatives from public,...


Oct 25, 2019, 10:12 ET Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Commemorated/#HurricaneStrong Home Unveiled

As the Hurricane Sandy anniversary approaches, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Partnership is debuting a new video featuring a storm...


Oct 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Registration for 2020 National Earthquake Conference Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2020 National Earthquake Conference (NEC2020), March 2-6, in San Diego, California. The conference will coincide...


Jul 31, 2019, 10:00 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Elects New Board Members

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today elected Mr. Brock Long, Executive Chairman at Hagerty Consulting and former FEMA...


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...