Having a Home Storm Shelter When the Tornado Sirens Sound

The Tornado Sirens sound…do you have a home storm shelter? Severe storms and tornadoes can come up quick in the south. Whether preparing for a severe thunderstorm or a tornado, having a home storm shelter in place can not only offer comfort when the lights go out, but can save lives if disaster strikes. Here are a few tips to help you prepare a storm shelter in your home for when the sirens sound.

Lousiana Disaster Relief: Coming Together as a Community

Disaster Happens An interesting phenomenon happens after a devastating weather disaster. There is the usual reaction of shock followed by a mourning period. As homeowners begin disaster relief they assess the damage, tension fills the air. They look at the wreckage dealt by the disaster, homes destroyed, cars abandoned on the roadside and the flooded streets. Members of the community, for a moment, find themselves thinking, What do I do now? This is what our neighbors in

Can You Hear Me Now? Disaster Communication

Hello…hello? Everyone loves the old Verizon “Can You Hear Me Now?” commercials. Sprint has even parlayed this into a new commercial stream with the former actor. Yet, during an emergency or natural disaster situation, communication is no joking matter. So does your family or business have a Disaster Communication Plan in place? If not, there are some steps you may wish to follow to putting a plan in place.

My Child is Having Nightmares, Disaster Recovery in Children

Disasters are Life Altering A household disaster such fire, flood or tornado can be devastating to adults, but to children the effects can be world changing. Helping children cope with a disaster brings a new dynamic to the disaster recovery process.