Latest Hurricane Andrew Stories

2014-08-24 23:00:07

The 22 anniversary of Hurricane Andrew reminds us to be prepared as we enter the busy party of hurricane season.

2012-12-05 05:03:17

The take away message from the 2012 hurricane season is homeowners and renters should take into account their risks and consider the purchase of flood insurance, says the Property Casualty Insurers

2011-04-21 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The north Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.

2010-07-22 09:21:00

TITUSVILLE, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Door Service (http://www.precisiondoor.net), one of the largest garage door service companies in the U.S., announced today a new campaign to promote awareness of hurricane safety and preparedness in Florida. "Garage doors are held in place only by their tracks," said Bill Walden, President of Precision Door Service.

2006-08-24 09:05:00

With solid concrete walls and roofs and laminated glass windows protected by storm shutters, a house can be built to withstand nearly any hurricane. But very few are. It costs too much.

2006-08-20 16:53:36

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - There has been little action in the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season so far, but that may be about to change. Max Mayfield, director of the U.S.

2005-12-21 14:30:00

Hurricane Katrina was weaker than previously thought when it came ashore near New Orleans on August 29 and smashed the levees protecting the city from floodwaters, U.S. forecasters said.

2005-11-24 11:57:06

By Janet Guttsman NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Nervous insurers are steering clear of hurricane-hit New Orleans, posing new problems as people here try to rebuild or relocate.

2005-11-09 18:19:57

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gulf coast state insurance commissioners urged lawmakers on Wednesday to create a national catastrophe insurance fund, saying it was needed to backstop insurers against future devastating losses and preserve coverage.

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