NIBS Report Shows Natural Hazard Mitigation has Economic Benefits

TMS Sustainability E-News
February 28, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has issued the Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report. This report shows that investments in hazard mitigation can save the nation $6 in future disaster cost for every $1 spent. Further, the report analyzed the effects of designing new buildings to exceed the minimum provisions of building codes. Doing that can save the nation $4 for every $1 spent. You can find the NIBS report here.