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2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey
In December 2020, the National Institute of Building Services (NIBS) held a social equity roundtable with over two dozen organizations…
Portland Resilient Runway Benefit-Cost Analysis
Oregon could experience a magnitude-8.7 or larger earthquake within 50 years that causes catastrophic deaths and damage. Portland…
NIBS calls to establish a National Mitigation Resource Portal
The National Mitigation Resource Portal (NMRP) aims to enhance community resilience by convening and streamlining mitigation efforts…
2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions (October 2020)
The following publications were prepared for the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency by the…
A Roadmap to Resilience Incentivization
This document proposes to develop and demonstrate a set of public and private incentives to owners of buildings and other…
BSSC Tool For 2020 NEHRP Provisions Seismic Design Map Values
This web-based interface tool is to allow users to preview seismic design map and related parameter values proposed for the 2020 NEHRP…
NEHRP Future Provisions and Research Needs — Request for Input (April 2020)
As part of its efforts to regularly update the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures, the…
BSSC Project 17 Final Report Development of the Next Generation of Seismic Design Value Maps for the 2020 NEHRP Provisions
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) act cooperatively…
BSSC 2020 NEHRP Provisions Resource Paper: Resilience—Based Design and the NEHRP Provisions (February 2020)
A Part III Resource Paper approved for the 2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Building and Other Structures addresses…
Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2019 Report
The Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2019 Report represents the most exhaustive benefit-cost analysis of natural hazard mitigation,…