natural disaster

What Your Disaster Preparedness Kit Needs

Preparation is the best defense against the demons of disaster. If a fire, flood, hurricane, or earthquake happened right now -- and this week's two out of three ain't bad -- how prepared would you be to deal with the aftermath?

Disaster Plans: Prepared for a Worst-Case Scenario?

The deadly tornadoes and flooding that struck the South and Midwest in April, the devastating earthquake in Japan, and concerns about terrorist reprisals after Osama Bin Laden's death should serve as reminders to property owners: You may hope it never comes, but you need to plan for the worst-case scenario.