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ANCR Convenes Experts to Support Water Benchmark Development

The Alliance for National & Community Resilience™ (ANCR™) has selected a renowned group of subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop the third benchmark in the Community Resilience Benchmarks™ system—The Water Benchmark.
The Water Functional Area is concerned with the systems that provide the community’s drinking water, treat and dispose of its wastewater and address stormwater management.

ANCR testifies before the House Science Committee

The Subcommittee on Research and Technology and the Subcommittee on Environment of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a joint hearing titled “Calm Before the Storm: Reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program” on Dec. 4, 2019, Ryan M. Colker, J.D., CAE, vice president of Innovation for the International Code Council and executive director of the Alliance for National and Community Resilience, testified at the hearing.

New Report on The Important Role of Energy Codes in Achieving Resilience

Code Council issues white paper on role of energy codes in advancing resilience.

New benchmark measures the resiliency of a community’s housing stock

At the International Code Council’s Annual Conference, the Alliance for National and Community Resilience (ANCR) announced the release of its housing benchmark. The housing benchmark addresses the availability of affordable housing, the quality of housing, the availability of shelter and continuity planning in the event of a disaster.

ANCR announces collaboration with U.S. Green Building Council to advance resilience

The Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) recently announced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to support the adoption of resilient policies and practices for buildings and communities.