Natural Disasters & Emergencies


Tips to Keep You and Your Property Safe from Damaging Windstorms

Mother Nature has a way of surprising us. While a gentle summer breeze is refreshing, strong and forceful winds can cause significant damage...

Keeping Your Business Afloat During Flood Season

During the warmer months of spring, summer and fall, most regions of the United States are exposed to flooding risks. Even those outside...

Find a Safe Space to Ride Out the Storm

The U.S. experiences over 100,000 thunderstorms each year, and approximately 10 percent of these storms are classified as severe. Severe thu...

5 Steps to Hurricane Preparedness

The time of year when hurricanes are most likely to make landfall has arrived. Having a plan is one of the best ways to avoid the hazards as...

Transforming Your Church into an Emergency Shelter

Weather has a significant impact on our daily lives. Natural disasters, however, have the ability to change our lives in an instant. In ma...

Take Part in the Great ShakeOut to Help Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes can happen anywhere with no warning. Know how to prepare and safely respond.

Knowing the Basics: Wildfire Prevention

Statistics from the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) show that in 2012, nearly 68,000 wildfires occurred in the United States, burn...

Disaster Relief Team Safety

After a disaster occurs, such as an earthquake, hurricane, tornado, or flood, it is natural for the church to reach out to assist storm vict...

Steps to Take After a Storm

If your organization has experienced a hurricane, tornado, or other major storm, keep in mind that swift response after the event can help m...