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By John Cornelison on 12/2/2022 10:12 AM
VashonCodeRecomendations (Medium)There is a new tool available to look at how to enhance your house’s chance of surviving future earthquakes, winter storms, and flooding.

https://inspecttoprotect.org/international-residential-codes/ is a free online tool sponsored by DHS and provided by Federal Alliance for Safe Homes.

Once at their website, enter your address and it will suggest a series of fixes – above and beyond what our current building codes suggest.

It also provides an interesting snapshot of historical disasters for the region.

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Vashon’s emergency response has moved to standby/monitoring mode. For current information about the pandemic, including data dashboards, vaccine resources, and much more, access these links to the King and Pierce Counties and Washington State public health departments, the CDC website and more.

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