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It’s Never Too Late to Prepare for a Hurricane
It’s Never Too Late to Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricanes are among nature's most powerful and destructive forces. On average, six hurricanes will form during each Atlantic hurricane season and two during the Pacific hurricane season. The season is in full swing in both regions through November 30, and in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas we have seen the damage these storms can cause.

Every natural disaster is unique, and emergency responders have to quickly adapt to the ever-changing nature of a crisis. However, while speed is crucial during rescue and recover efforts, the need for safety is just as important as it is before and during a storm. Here are some of the basic essentials to have on hand so that emergency response teams, disaster recovery crews and volunteers can be ready to assist those in need and have access to the right equipment to help them stay safe.

Neighbors Become First Responders When Weather Conditions are Severe
Neighbors Become First Responders When Weather Conditions are Severe

The hurricane season has just begun and it has come at us with tremendous force. Accompanying the hurricanes are violent tornadoes that form further inland, as the hurricane becomes an inland storm. The impact is felt over many miles.

How Emergency Response Teams Prepare for Severe Weather Occurrences
How Emergency Response Teams Prepare for Severe Weather Occurrences

The summer is coming to an end. That means the tornado and hurricane season is just around the corner. Now is the time that emergency response teams make final preparations for severe weather occurrences. But, that is not to say they have not been practicing all summer. Emergency response organizations often use summer charity events to ensure precision execution of their processes and procedures.