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Catastrophe Planning

Fortified…for safer living

Learn how FORTIFIED construction standards and methods can make your property stronger and more resilient to natural disasters.

Evacuation Plans

When community evacuations become necessary, local officials provide information to the public through the media. In some circumstances, other warning methods such as sirens or telephone calls are also used. Additionally, there may be circumstances...

How to Build a Family Emergency Supply Kit

A hurricane, winter storm, earthquake, flood, tornado or any other disaster could cut off utility services for days and lead to evacuations or confine your family to your home for days. By taking the time to develop a family emergency plan and...

How to Create a Disaster Plan

Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but in many cases they cannot reach everyone right away and you need to be ready to take care of yourself for up to three days. Some emergencies can force you to evacuate from...

How to Prepare an Inventory of Your Home

You never know when a disaster may strike, but you can be prepared with a home inventory. A home inventory can help you: