ICC: Building codes support disaster preparedness and resilience

WOBO supports developments linked to the safety of society.

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Building codes and standards have long been a silent partner in the health, safety and welfare of communities and are becoming increasingly more important in society. Today’s leaders face a multitude of risks, including extreme weather events such as hurricanes, tornados, straight-line winds, flooding, drought and wildfires as well as global risks from communicable disease outbreaks and environmental change. According to the Code Council’s Karl Fippinger, building codes and standards continue to provide a safe structural foundation for communities as a trusted and proven resource and are regularly evolving to meet the challenges of these dynamic threats. Learn more

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