Media Advisory: IBHS Experts Now Available for Interviews About Preparing for and Recovering From a Flood

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IBHS provides guidance on how to effectively prepare for and safely recover from and reduce damage caused by floods.

WHAT:     The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety’s (IBHS) building science experts are available to speak with media about how to effectively prepare for and safely recover from and reduce damage caused by floods.

WHY:    There are many things home and business owners can do before and after a flood to reduce potential property damage. IBHS’ free flood resources provide comprehensive guidance on what to do when flooding is imminent, as well as repairing, rebuilding and recovering following a flood.

WHO:     Julie Rochman, President and CEO
            Dr. Timothy Reinhold, Senior Vice President of Research and Chief Engineer
            Remington “Rem” Brown, Senior Engineering Manager
            Chuck Miccolis, Commercial Lines Engineer (commercial structure preparedness)

HOW:    To arrange an interview with an IBHS building science expert, please contact Joseph King at (813) 675-1045 / (813) 442-2845 or jking(at)ibhs(dot)org or via direct message on Twitter @jsalking.

IBHS is a leading national expert on preparing for, and repairing and rebuilding structures after a catastrophe to make them more disaster-resistant. Visit for more information about how to make your buildings more resistant to a variety of disasters, big and small. Follow IBHS on Twitter at @DisasterSafety and on Facebook.

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IBHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization supported by the property insurance industry. The organization works to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other risks on residential and commercial property by conducting building science research and advocating improved construction, maintenance and preparedness practices.

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