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July 8, 2019
Health Hazards After Hurricane

The Hidden Health Hazards of Hurricanes

Cleaning up after a hurricane is a time and labor-intensive process. Homes and businesses inundated with water often have to be condemned, torn down and rebuilt. There are a limited number of contractors and construction companies in affected areas, so some homeowners and businesses inevitably have to wait in line and continue living and […]
July 8, 2019
El Nino Hurricane Severity

What Makes Some Hurricane Seasons Worse Than Others?

To put it simply, warmer temperatures makes for more severe hurricane seasons. Technically, it’s the temperature of the Atlantic Ocean’s surface water that leads to wetter hurricanes that bring more rain on land. Scientists have calculated that every 1.8-degree Fahrenheit (one degree Celsius) increase of sea surface temperature (SST) results in a seven percent […]
July 8, 2019
How to get FEMA assitance

Getting Help From FEMA After a Hurricane

Having your home or property damaged by a hurricane leaves most people with a lot of questions. Where do you go for immediate assistance? Where will you stay? What will you use for transportation? How are you going to cover your additional expenses before insurance kicks in? Will your insurance even cover the damage […]
May 14, 2019

Worker Protection Laws for the Summer

Worker Protection Laws for the Summer (PDF Download)