Knowing what to do just before and during a hurricane is critical to the safety of your home, family and loved ones. Learn about the threats you and your family will face during a hurricane and what you need to do to make sure everyone survives safely. Don't wait until the storm is coming before you know what to do.
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Capable of spanning 600 miles and delivering over 2 trillion gallons of water in a single day, hurricanes represent the awesome power of mother nature and cause widespread devastation with powerful winds and water. Learn what you can do today to prepare your home so you and your family can be ready when the wind starts to blow.
Know the difference between a hurricane and a cyclone or typhoon? Do you know where the most powerful hurricane with winds in excess of 250 mph reached land? Or what states are most frequently hit by hurricanes? Get to know the the largest and most powerful storm systems generated by mother nature.
Destroying homes, property and land across the US, wildfires cause millions of dollars in damage and cost over a billion dollars to fight every year. Regardless of where you live, you may still face the risk of a wild-burning fire. Understand the causes of wildfire, how they spread and what you can do to help prevent them.
The flames have died and the smoke has cleared and you ensured your family's safety through the emergency of a wildfire. But once it's over, do you know what to do next? There are still dangers you need to be aware of and steps you will need to take to recover quickly -- and safely. Make sure your emergency preparedness is complete by knowing what you will have to do once the wildfire is over.
While wildfire is a very real threat for more than 45 million homes in the US, many homeowners never take the time to learn what they should do in the event of a wildfire because they don't think they live in a high-risk area. But knowing what to do during an wildfire before the emergency arrives is critical to remaining calm and surviving safely. Learn what to do now.
In an instant, everything you own can go up in smoke. Wildfires burn across the US every year. Even if you don't live near a wooded area or a wildfire-prone area, you may still be at risk. Be smart and get prepared so you don't have to worry. Follow these simple steps and make you, your home and your family fire-safe today so you're prepared for any emergency.
Once a flood has ended, the task of recovery begins. Knowing what to do to prepare your home before a flood and what measures you can take during the flood is extremely important. But even after the flood, dangers and risks still exist. Learn what to do to ensure your ability to recover quickly and safely from a flood.
Flooding is one of the most frequent and widespread emergencies faced in America. Causing over $6 billion in damage and killing over one hundred people every year, preparing your home and family for a flood event is a necessity. Learn what you can do today to better position your family to face, survive and recover.
Responsible for billions of dollars in damage each year in the United States, floods are one of the most frequent and most destructive emergencies. Do you know what to do and where to go during a flood? Do you know what to do beforehand to prepare yourself and your family? Read our article on what to do to make sure your home and family remain safe before, during and after a flood.