Posted January 31, 2019 by Ebony Porter
Thanks to modern meteorological technology, residents of coastal areas often have well over 24 hours warning before the landfall of a hurricane or tropical storm. But that time can disappear quickly, especially if you need to reinforce your home or expect to get stuck in an evacuation traffic jam. Don’t waste even more time making last-minute runs for basic supplies like batteries, canned goods and bottled water, which are frequently in short supply in the run-up to a major storm. Learn what to pack for a hurricane and build a kit today so that you’ll be ready for the first day of hurricane season.
Posted July 12, 2018 by Josh Crank
Hurricane season comes every year, bringing with it special responsibilities for people who live near the East and Gulf Coasts. There are practical tasks like stocking up on bottled water and batteries, but if you’re unfamiliar with hurricane preparedness, the most fundamental way to prepare is to heed hurricane watches and warnings.
Posted September 13, 2017 by Jessica Bivins
After a major storm, many of us will be going back home to clean up and check on our belongings. Traveling to an area that was affected by a natural disaster can pose many hazards, so keep your family and friends safe with these tips.
Posted August 12, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Residential backup generators have become more than just a luxury in some parts of the country, especially those that receive regular bouts of severe weather that strain the infrastructure of the electricity grid. In fact, they’ve become regular items on many suggested emergency preparedness lists for your home.
Posted August 4, 2016 by Kamellia Zeynali
Hurricane Safety for People with Disabilities
Preparing yourself, your home, and your family for a natural disaster is a difficult feat in itself. Add a disability or special need to that, and the process can become even more demanding and stressful.