In several previous blogs I have discussed what to do and how to insure for potential loss. Today I would like to point you in the direction of two organizations that understand disaster, loss and recovery. We all know their names but did you know they have terrific websites and resources available for planning for emergencies?
When it comes to dealing with emergencies and disasters, The American Red Cross really knows their stuff. So, if you have internet access, check out that organizations on line presentation. It has information on preparing for emergencies and disasters. Find it here:http://tinyurl.com/rc-ready
Another well known organization is FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. They produce a wide range of publications and guidance for dealing with all kinds of disasters, including incidents for which I simply didn't have the space to cover here – such as chemical alerts, landslides and tsunamis, as well as valuable advice on recovery and rebuilding after a disaster. Their website is www.fema.gov .
Although reviewing both of these websites won't be considered fun or entertainment. Knowing where to look to get answers in advance is priceless. I hope you enjoy the information and are in a state of preparation.