I sure am tired of reading about recent disasters and subsequent failures to learn from them. Having been in the emergency management field for decades, it is truly discouraging to hear the same stories many times. What does it take to get people to heed and act on knowledge about disaster preparedness and resilience? Often that knowledge is gained from painful experience.
Here is the latest version, in an article from Bloomberg News: As Storms Get Stronger, Building Codes Are Getting Weaker. The IBHS report cited can be found here (2021 update).
From Chris Jones:
Big Data is with us to stay,
it’ll make your life better, they say.
But if they are wrong,
it won’t be too long,
before we all wish it away.
Report can be found here: https://ibhs.org/public-policy/rating-the-states/