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Tag: Preparedness

Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared

September is National Preparedness Month and the staff of Allen & Furr encourages individuals, families and businesses to take this opportunity to prepare for emergencies. The annual event serves as a reminder that we should take action to plan, prepare and stay informed about emergency situations. When preparing for emergencies, first consider basic needs like fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.  The following items are...

Prepare now to protect family, investments against storm disasters

With haunting images of the Oklahoma tornado and Superstorm Sandy fresh in our minds, we enter National Hurricane Preparedness Week and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season this year.  Hurricane preparedness is not just for the coast.  No matter where you live in Georgia, hurricane hazards can affect you.  Hurricanes and tropical storms can produce tornadoes because...