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Legislation

Model legislation that supports community resilience or mitigation efforts. Updated June 2017. Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.

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Flood Resources

Flooding is the most common, and costly, disaster. It happens in every state and everyone is in a flood zone. Over 20% of all flood insurance claims come from outside high-risk areas.

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Alabama FORTIFIED Insurance Discounts Sheet

Alabama leads the nation in FORTIFIED construction with over 3,000 properties designated to meet the standard. These incentives are part of the reason why.

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The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS)

Conducts objective, scientific research to identify and promote the most effective ways to strengthen homes, businesses and communities against natural disasters.

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Insurers Guide To FORTIFIED

Written for insurers and provides the information and resources you need to help clients and understand FORTIFIED, in one convenient package.

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2016 Alabama Tornado Preparedness Guide & Insurance Tips

Prepare ahead of time for storms and learn how to work with insurance companies in the recovery process. Also offers facts and information about some of the deadliest and costliest tornado outbreaks.

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FORTIFIED Commercial Resources

IBHS’ FORTIFIED COMMERCIAL standards address specific natural hazard risks, and provides recommendations for reducing damage particular to that risk

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Building Codes

Building codes protect life safety and are minimum standards. Every three years they are updated.

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North Carolina FORTIFIED Discounts sheet

FORTIFIED qualifies homeowners in coastal North Carolina for insurance discounts. Find out how much you could save.

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