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2014-04-16 16:23:08

National nonprofit recognized for raising public awareness about flood risks, evacuation zones and home safety options ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hurricane Conference award committee today presented the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) with the Outstanding Achievement Award in the public awareness category for its Peak Hurricane Season campaign. Specifically, FLASH was recognized for its national Satellite Media Tour (SMT). On...

2014-03-25 23:05:08

Local independent insurance agency provides tips and information to help spread awareness about flood safety in Michigan. Carleton, MI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 National Flood Safety Awareness Week was created in order to draw attention to the many hazards associated with floods and to educate residents on proper flood safety practices. Since floods are the most common disaster in the U.S., Schafer Agency is offering information and advice to help prepare local residents and homeowners for...

Managing Nature's Runaway Freight Trains
2013-10-28 08:41:04

The Geological Society of America Last month's torrential rains and flooding in Colorado made headlines, but there's another, far more common and growing weather-related threat western states are facing in the wake of longer and worsening fire seasons: flash floods and debris flows. These runaway freight trains made of rock, mud, and water can barrel down mountain channels with little or no warning and take out roads, homes, and anything else in their path. Denuded, flame-dried soils of...

2013-08-15 23:29:05

Creeks and streams are prime sources for the formation of flash floods. A water restoration provider explains the danger and how to avoid becoming a victim. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration services in the United States, is warning community residents on the dangers of flash flooding, particularly in areas where creeks and streams may be located. Severe weather season means strong potential for flooding, and...

2013-03-23 23:04:21

Flood Control America stands in support of NOAA´s efforts to highlight the threat of flooding in the United States with Flood Safety Awareness Week. The annual event shines a spotlight on the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what citizens can do to protect their lives and property. Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 “NOAA´s National Weather Service does so much to promote flood safety, and Flood Safety Awareness Week is a shining example of...

2013-01-17 23:00:42

Flash floods occur year round, in all parts of the country. A severe weather damage restoration provider offers safety tips for flash flooding events. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and severe weather repair and restoration service in the United States, is offering tips on safety protocols in the event of flash flood conditions. Flash floods account for the majority of flood related fatalities in the US each year, and...


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