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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: building standards
The Diva has been contemplating the concept of resilience, as described in the document Disaster Resilience; A National Imperative, published by the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. Reviewing it against the present setting of disaster recovery efforts in Houston, … Continue reading
FL May Soon Face a Big Test of Its New Building Codes….. How Will Florida’s New Building Codes Weather Hurricane Season? This year Florida lawmakers changed the way the state building codes are updated. There are concerns the new law … Continue reading
From USAtoday: As Hurricane Andrew memories fade, Florida weakens building codes. Former FEMA Administrator, a FL resident, admonishes the state on that bad move. But in an article in the Tampa Bay newspaper, there is pushback on Fugate’s argument. I … Continue reading
The Diva is not familiar with the source of this article, but she does know one of the authors. This would seem to be credible information. She welcomes comments from those more familiar with building codes. FEMA Requires Compliance with … Continue reading