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.

The Next Call You Get Could Be an Emergency Warning

Services such as PlantCML's Reverse 911 notification system can alert mass numbers of people to all manners of impending danger. They're not cheap, but communities, corporations and campuses are finding ways to fund these systems -- and finding them pretty effective.