National Preparedness Month underway amidst hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes

National Preparedness Month - Emergency Response

Community leaders, scientists and the insurance industry are hoping people will inform themselves about being prepared. National Preparedness Month is more than halfway through and it feels as though Mother Nature is reminding us of its importance. Traditionally, the insurance industry, scientists and community leaders try to convince people of the importance of being prepared. This year, the news headlines of regularly occurring natural disasters seems to be doing the job. The entire point to National Preparedness Month is to learn about the types of emergencies that could happen within…

Read More

Apocalypse insurance becomes popular among ultra-wealthy Americans

apocalypse insurance

Technology billionaires have been reportedly purchasing this additional method of protecting themselves. Tech billionaires are reportedly looking beyond traditional coverage as they buy up “apocalypse insurance” as a way to survive if the worst should happen. The super-rich in America have reportedly investing in various forms of protection if civilization should ever crumble. The Doomsday Clock was just moved forward by another 30 seconds, bringing us two and a half minutes to midnight. While still highly unlikely, society as we know it is closer to crumbling as a result of…

Read More

Insurance company provides communities with catastrophe preparedness education

Allstate Insurance company

The Allstate Foundation and Points of Light are taking a multi-city tour to help families to be ready. No matter how much we don’t like to think about them, disasters do happen, and the Allstate insurance company has taken part in a tour of several cities, as its foundation works along with Points of Light to provide communities with education about catastrophes and how they can prepare themselves in the event that they actually occur. As many disasters occur without any warning, it’s important for preparation to happen in advance.…

Read More

Tips for getting your home ready for the upcoming spring storms

The spring storms are on their way, and if there’s anything that could be learned from the record breaking natural events that occurred last year, it was that it’s very important to be prepared for their arrival. Though there’s nothing that you can do to stop the storms, there are a few precautions that you can take to give you some peace of mind when the big storm strikes. As a reminder, Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week is running from March 25 to March 30, spreading the word about the…

Read More

Preparedness is the key to hurricane season

Families living in areas that are prone to experiencing hurricanes are highly advised to take the necessary steps to ensuring that they will be prepared and know what to do in the event of this type of tropical cyclone. This consists not only of knowing what to do when the actual hurricane has arrived, but also involves making sure that the entire family is prepared and knows the emergency plan. Ahead of the season for the storms, take the time to get to know all of the safe evacuation routes…

Read More