The Role of Disaster Emergency Management Offices

For people living in the Atlantic hurricane belt, June to November is a period in which there is advanced tropical weather monitoring and attention. For disaster emergency management offices and their staff, it is a period that they routinely prepare for from December to May. These agencies are expected to be fully functioning during the … Continue reading “The Role of Disaster Emergency Management Offices”

Hurricane Shelters

When orders to evacuate are given and certain areas are unprepared to provide safe shelter for residents, hurricane shelters are opened as refuges and safe havens for residents. Buildings designated as hurricane shelters are expected to provide the safest and most reliable protection during the passage of tropical storms. What are Hurricane Shelters? Hurricane shelters … Continue reading “Hurricane Shelters”