Disaster Preparedness Archive
Resilience ratings can ensure that natural disasters have a low impact on critical building infrastructure.
With weather patterns and storm severity growing less predictable, a comprehensive disaster recovery plan—including reliable insurance protection—is a vital risk management task for any business.
Citizens and regulators alike increasingly demand that emergency plans take animals into account.
To prepare for disaster, policyholders must learn to think more like insurance companies.
With the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, companies can better prepare by using past storm experiences as a guide.
Ironically, all the technological advancement in the world is not always enough to keep the lights on.
In the wake of Sandy’s destruction, New York is working on ways to build a more resilient city.
Similar hurdles prevent most organizations from properly preparing for disasters. But each can be overcome.
Preparedness drills allow organizations to test disaster plans, train staff, residents and family members, and identify where the plan requires improvement.
Earthquake readiness drills and reforms at the nation’s top weather agency will keep Americans safer.
Ten U.S. areas face grave storm surge risk.
No one is buying disaster insurance.
Exploring the early-warning signs common to all disasters.
Preparedness is rooted in planning for disasters. Here’s how.
It has been a chaotic and controversial 32 years for the disaster agency that celebrates its birthday this month.