Congress should give states incentives to adopt building codes to reduce storm damage  

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Tornado season has started earlier than usual and is wreaking havoc in communities across the U.S.

April 04, 2012

Tornado season has started earlier than usual and is wreaking havoc in communities across the U.S. To reduce storm damage, Congress should provide states with incentives to adopt statewide, model building codes. Strong building codes are widely embraced in the emergency management community as the best first line of defense against tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding and other weather-induced disasters.

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