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Catastrophe Planning

Price Gouging During a State of Emergency

Price gouging is the practice of raising prices on certain types of goods and services to an unfair level. Anti-gouging laws in South Carolina go into effect once a state of emergency is declared.

Online Scams Following Natural Disasters

In the aftermath of a disaster, many people look for ways to help the individuals and communities affected. Unfortunately, scammers are also busy trying to profit off of good intentions, especially in today’s digitally and constantly connected world....

Avoiding Contractor Fraud and Abuse

Unfortunately, disasters can bring out the worst in people, especially unscrupulous contractors who scam consumers needing storm damage repairs made.

Generator Safety Tips

A generator can save the day when the power goes out but it is important to remember they can come with many dangers if used incorrectly.

What to do When a Flood is Expected in Your Area

Is flooding imminent in your area? Here are a few personal safety and property preparedness tips to keep you and your family safe should a flood occur.