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Gulf Coast Prepares For Hurricane Ike
2014-07-09 07:20:32

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From June 1 to November 30 of each year, the Atlantic hurricane season flexes its muscles. In an effort to help keep people alive and safe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Hurricane Preparedness website that is full of great information to help with hurricane health and safety. The CDC provides important tips to help before, during, and after a hurricane. BEFORE The first tip is to prepare for a...

2014-06-30 23:07:07

NY and NJ Fire Equipment Company Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June signifying the start of a 6 month long hurricane season coupled with some harsh weather during hurricane season in recent years, NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment offers some strategies to help families prepare and react sagely in case of a hurricane or other severe weather. Donald Colarusso, of AllHandsFireEquipment.com says, “Not only is it hurricane...

2014-06-11 12:28:15

Massive medical pre-positioning effort spans nine U.S. states, nine countries at risk of storms SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 hurricane season officially underway, humanitarian organization Direct Relief has expanded its extensive medical pre-positioning efforts to safeguard dozens of communities in the U.S. and internationally that are particularly vulnerable to storm-related health risks....

2014-06-02 23:06:15

Hurricane Preparedness Website offers tips, checklists and quizzes. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Want to prepare for hurricane season? Take the HurricanePreparednessTips.com quiz: "What should you bring in from outside?" "In the case of power outage, how can you prepare your cold foods?" "When should you evacuate?" "What about Fido and Fluffy?" Answers to these key questions – and many more – can be found at the new hurricane prep micro site...

2014-05-28 12:29:53

SALT LAKE CITY, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather experts predict only one to two major hurricanes (with winds 111 miles per hour or higher) to strike in the Atlantic region of the United States during the 2014 season, which runs June 1 through November 30. While it is difficult to know how strong a hurricane will be until it is already in action, past experience shows how imperative it is to prepare for this force of nature to prevent as much damage to your home and family as possible....

2014-05-27 23:02:30

National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from Sunday, May 25 through Saturday, May 31. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from Sunday, May 25 through Saturday, May 31, so Amica Insurance is sharing tips to help you get ready for the season ahead. It’s important to take the necessary precautions now – long before inclement weather is in the forecast. These tips from Amica will help keep you, your family, and your property safe in the event of a...

2014-05-27 12:34:00

ServiceMaster Restore Aims to Ensure Homeowners Aren't Caught off Guard in a Hurricane by Providing Expert Tips on How to Prepare and Respond MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last 10 years, hurricanes have caused more than $300 billion in damage to homes and businesses, affecting tens of millions of Americans. In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-May 31), ServiceMaster Restore is arming consumers with the know-how to protect themselves, their...

2014-05-15 08:36:03

As part of America's PrepareAthon! The Home Depot joins FEMA and The Ready Campaign to mark first day of hurricane season ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced its second annual Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, a single-day effort to prepare residents in storm prone regions for the upcoming hurricane season. On Saturday, May 31, in preparation for the first day of hurricane season, The Home Depot will...

2014-03-18 23:29:31

Hurricanes are unpredictable and can be devastating, preparedness is key to survival. The leading authority in Florida regarding hurricane preparedness offers insight to protect your home, belongings and loved ones this storm season. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Preparing for hurricane season can be a time consuming process with the many ways to protect your home and family. With the Atlantic hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, now is the time to take a look at...

2013-08-22 23:26:55

Hurricane season officially begins each year on June 1st but extends through November 30th. Preparation is key to stay safe from this destructive and damaging act of nature. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Two storms formed in the deep tropical Atlantic, which historically is an indicator of an active season. Hurricanes cause flooding and releases more energy than an atomic bomb. A hurricane will bring significant structural and environmental damage and can be very costly for homes...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.