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One phrase comes to mind when looking at each U.S. state's building codes and other regulatory actions that help make it hurricane-resilient: Live and learn.

Several of the states that get high marks for being ready to withstand a hurricane in 2024, according to the most recent Rating the States report compiled by the the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), have in fact been the scenes of devastating storm damage in the past.

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Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Elana Ashanti Jefferson serves as ALM's PropertyCasualty360 Group Chief Editor. She is a veteran journalist and communications professional. Reach her by sending an e-mail to [email protected].