Archive for Emergency preparedness

How North Carolina Suffered but Survived During Florence

Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina in the United States as a deceptively destructive category one storm on September 14, 2018. Crashing ashore near coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, the tempest lingered across the state for days. Towns submerged beneath high storm surges and epic rainfall[...]

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

Emergencies can happen anytime, any place. If there is a fire, a safety incident, or another emergency at your company, what happens next?   Emergencies are always stressful, so an educated team that is prepared for next steps can make the entire experience safer and prevent the risk of[...]

Take Time to Develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan

During catastrophic flooding last year and devastating wildfires this summer, a self-selected group of people and businesses did better than others. They rescued more critical belongings, saved lives, prevented property damage and recovered sooner.   What did they have in common? Emergency[...]