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IBTS Helping Communities Kick STaRT Disaster Recovery

As part of its public service mission, IBTS developed the OnHAND website to provide free online educational resources and tools for communities that need help navigating disaster planning, response and recovery. For communities that need additional assistance, IBTS also provides on-the-ground pro bono educational services on federal funding programs available after a disaster through our… Read more

Strengthening Communities through Building Codes

Natural disasters can level entire communities, leaving thousands of damaged structures in their path. As local governments work to return their citizens, businesses, and community organizations to safe, sanitary, structures, it’s easy to lose sight of opportunities to not just rebuild structures to their pre-disaster state, but to build them back stronger. Communities who integrate… Read more