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A Checklist for Planning for Natural Disasters

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 and is filed under Uncategorized

Planning for Natural DisastersWe’ve certainly seen our share of tragedy across the United States in recent months. The horrific explosion in West, Texas, the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, and devastating fires in Colorado are just three examples.

These disasters in our own backyard can wreak havoc on our lives in so many horrific ways – emotionally, financially, and psychologically.

Unfortunately, a lot of us live by the old adage “oh, it won’t happen to me”. But here’s a nugget to gnaw on – Mother Nature doesn’t have a bullet with your name on it; she has millions of bullets inscribed with ‘to whom it may concern.’  Industrial accidents like the West explosion are even more random…but if it can happen in West, something similar can happen just about anywhere.

Getting caught off guard is never pleasant, so we need to plan for the worst. Read More