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As Natural Disasters Hit the East Coast, the Construction Industry Can Help Mitigate their Impact, Increase U.S. Competitiveness and Save Lives, Says McGraw-Hill Construction Report
New York, NY – September 6, 2011
The paper also reveals a major gap in efforts to increase mitigation efforts—private sector owners need to be encouraged to partner with insurance loss-prevention experts to quantify the risks and build a stronger case for resiliency in buildings. Only through a committed effort by both the private and public sector, can the U.S. achieve greater resiliency, significantly reduce the devastating impact of natural disasters, save lives, and positively impact the economic security of businesses and communities.
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