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2011-05-21 00:01:24

President, CEO of Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc."”FLASH® receives prestigious award for efforts to make Floridians more hurricane-resistant. (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Leslie Chapman-Henderson, President/CEO of the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. (FLASH), was honored today with the prestigious Governor's Award at the 2011 Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference. Chapman-Henderson earned the award for growing FLASH into the country's leading consumer advocate for...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

Celebrate spring with the Great Weather Party. Share you lessons from this record-breaking winter and enter to win one of four sets of four tickets to Walt Disney World! Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 This winter has caused headaches, cabin fever and an overwhelming desire for spring. Now that spring has finally sprung, The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® wants to help four lucky families shake off the winter blues in sunny Florida! Families only...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc -- FLASH encourages families to stay safe in flood events by avoiding flooded roadways. As little as two feet of water can push a cars--including SUVs--off of a road or bridge. Remember to "Turn Around...Don't Drown" Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® joins the National Weather Service to raise awareness of flood safety as we enter a season of heightened flood risk across the...

2011-02-05 00:00:46

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® applauded the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) for passage of the "Hurricane Mitigation Promotion Act" that aims to better prepare Americans for hurricane season, particularly those in the most hurricane-vulnerable states. Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 03, 2011 The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. "“ FLASH® the nation's leading non-profit disaster safety education and awareness organization,...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

New resource shows families, builders and emergency responders how they can "Give an Ordinary Room An Extraordinary Purpose" by building or retrofitting bathrooms, closets, wine cellars or other rooms with a tornado safe room in mind. Tallahassee, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 The severe weather outbreak this week reminds us that southeastern states have a deadly track record with night-falling tornadoes. Between 1998 and 2007, six of the most deadly nocturnal tornadoes happened during...

2010-05-27 14:55:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the 2010 hurricane season just days away, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc - FLASH® is reminding families to take time to perform a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Wind Inspection on their homes before tropical weather approaches. The free DIY Wind Inspection online tool and accompanying video, found on www.flash.org provides homeowners with the information necessary to inspect and learn about their homes most...

2010-04-21 10:10:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award winning actor and long-time supporter of disaster relief for coastal communities in the U.S. and Caribbean, Morgan Freeman, encourages residents at risk for hurricanes to start preparing now for hurricane season. Today, The Great Hurricane Blowout (Blowout) launched Ready, Set, PLAN!T, the first of several steps that, when completed, will leave residents ready for the risks hurricane season can bring. A longtime...

2010-03-31 13:43:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read pledged today to "Dine in the Dark" on June 1st as he became the first to join the "Great Hurricane Blowout" (Blowout), a new campaign launched by the nonprofits Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc.-- FLASH® and Plan!t Now. The Blowout, sponsored by Kohler and State Farm, is a first of its kind, layered social media campaign that will promote hurricane preparedness through...

2010-03-04 09:56:00

NORMAN, Okla., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc - FLASH® President/CEO Leslie Chapman-Henderson unveiled preliminary tornado safe room/shelter research findings in an address today to the 2010 National Severe Weather Workshop (NSWW). The findings included insights into consumer interest and understanding of tornado safe rooms and shelters as life safety protection in severe storms and tornadoes. The study focused on the Southeast...

2009-04-30 05:00:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc. (FLASH), unveiled a new addition to their StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes experience located in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot. A new "flood wall" exhibit discusses important facts about flooding including ways for homeowners to prepare for flood and protect themselves from costly flood damage. "You can't talk about severe weather without talking about floods," said Leslie...


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