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Apr 19, 2017, 11:00 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and Partners Win National Hurricane Conference Outstanding Achievement in Public Awareness Award

Today, the 2017 National Hurricane Conference will recognize FLASH President and CEO Leslie Chapman-Henderson with the Outstanding Achievement in...


Apr 17, 2017, 11:00 ET Enter Now for a Chance 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...


Mar 07, 2017, 07:44 ET Earthquake Experts to Address Southern California Businesses and Organizations at Free Earthquake Workshops

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and FEMA will present three QuakeSmart® Preparedness Workshops in Rancho Mirage, CA; Long...


Feb 03, 2017, 08:45 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Names Hurricane Center Director Dr. Richard Knabb 2017 National Weatherperson of the Year

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today named National Hurricane Center (NHC) Director Dr. Richard Knabb as the 2017 National Weatherperson ...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:31 ET 2017 National Disaster Resilience Conference Call for Presentations Now Open

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® is calling for presentations for the 2017 National Disaster Resilience Conference: Science,...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:53 ET Experts Identify Modern Approach to Building in Tornado Prone Areas - A Statement from the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)®

With the recent violent weather outbreak causing more tornado deaths in one weekend than the yearlong 2016 total, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes ...


Dec 16, 2016, 09:42 ET 21 Essential Cold Weather Safety and Power Outage Tips from Nonprofit FLASH

With winter weather setting in across the country, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and the Great Winter Weather Prep are...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:39 ET Sponsors Sought for 2017 Hurricane Safety Education Initiative as 2016 Hurricane Season Comes to a Close

As the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season ends today, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is getting ready for 2017 and seeking support ...


Nov 16, 2016, 08:36 ET Make Small Winter Weather Preparations Now to Save Big Dollars Later

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


Oct 17, 2016, 10:57 ET Federal Alliance for Safe Homes and FEMA present Free Workshops for Businesses and Organizations

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)®, FEMA and the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) are now accepting...


Oct 12, 2016, 12:30 ET Earthquake Expert to Address Businesses and Organizations at Free Earthquake Workshop

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and FEMA will present the QuakeSmart® Preparedness Workshop in Washington D.C. on Thursday,...


Oct 04, 2016, 10:19 ET Hurricane Matthew - Flood/High Wind Construction Expert from Nonprofit FLASH Available for News Interviews

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) building code, construction, floodplain, and disaster safety expert is now available for news...


Sep 28, 2016, 08:00 ET September 30 Is National PrepareAthon Day - Protect Your Home And Property Now

With signs of fall creeping up across the country, families may be feeling as if the hurricane season is over. The experts say no. In fact, September ...


Aug 11, 2016, 12:20 ET Hurricane Sandy Survivor Gets a New #HurricaneStrong Home

Demolition begins today on Diane Hellreigel's Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Breezy Point in Queens, New York to clear the way for a new house,...


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 increase...


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 Weatherperson of the...


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 Seismic...


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 Award, ...


Nov 23, 2015, 03:11 ET Oak Park Unified School District Recognized As "QuakeSmart®"

Today, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® recognized the Oak Park Unified School District as the nation's first school district member of...


Oct 30, 2015, 02:59 ET San Francisco Chief Resiliency Officer and USGS Expert to Address Businesses at Free Earthquake Summit

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and the Bay Area Earthquake Country Alliance will present QuakeSmart® Earthquake Business...


Oct 28, 2015, 12:34 ET Organizations Rally to Rebuild Storm-Strong Home after Superstorm Sandy

As the area reflects on the three-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, many homeowners are still trying to return to some kind of normal life. A...


Oct 20, 2015, 10:00 ET New Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Paper on Disaster Resilience, Insurance, and Technology

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) released its latest paper, Understanding the Intersection of Resilience, Big Data, and the...