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Fire and Flood Resources

15 Jan 2018 10:30 AM | Anonymous

Following CCGBC's News Blog: 

"Recalculating" After the Disasters

Fire Safety, Preparedness, Resources:

  • City of Ventura Re-building
https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/1289/Thomas-Fire-Rebuild
  • Ready, Set, Go! 
http://www.readyforwildfire.org/Ready-Set-Go-Campaign/
  • Thomas Fire: The Best Ways to Help
 https://visitventuraca.com/blog/thomas-fire-the-best-ways-to-help/
  • Santa Barbara Food Bank
https://donate.foodbanksbc.org/campaign/foodbank-thomas-fire-and-flood-relief/c160107
  •    Wildfire Preparedness
 https://www.ready.gov/wildfires
  •  Southern California Wildfire (Disaster) Relief 
 https://www.calfund.org/socalwildfire/
  • A controversial conversation in regards to rebuilding
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-rebuilding-in-hazard-zones-20171216-story.html


Landslide Safety, Preparedness, Resources:

  •  Landslide Hazards Program 
https://landslides.usgs.gov/learn/prepare.php
  • Resilient Design – Landslides
 https://www.asla.org/landslides.aspx
  • Landslides & Debris Preparedness
https://www.ready.gov/landslides-debris-flow


Regenerative & Proactive Building:

  • Fire-Resistive Straw Bale Walls: 
https://www.strawbuilding.org/resources/Documents/Fire-ResistiveStrawbaleWalls.pdf
  • Strawbale Building Supporting Documentation
http://www.ecobuildnetwork.org/projects/straw-bale-construction-supporting-documents 
  • Free Download of the 2015 IRC Strawbale Code with Commentary from the CASBA website:
https://www.strawbuilding.org/news/3587353
  • Straw Bale Fire Test Video  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjM0yXF7sy8
  • Straw Bale Testing (fire tests and many others)
http://www.strawbuilding.org/testing
  • Rebuilding for the future article
https://cleanpowerexchange.org/rebuilding-with-2050-in-mind-not-1950/


We are welcome to adding any other suggestions you have ! Please email your resource to admin@ccgreenbuilding.org

Thank you!



  

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