HURCON® recommends the following websites as sources for valuable information including disaster preparation, weather conditions, emergency relief and the rebuilding process.
At the Federal Emergency Management Agency website you’ll find informative articles about hurricane awareness, do’s and don’ts of finding a contractor, mitigation best practices portfolio, disaster recovery and building reconstruction.
U.S. Department of Energy
Disaster Recovery and Building Reconstruction The Building Technologies Program offers information and resources for state and local officials, builders, and consumers, as well as training opportunities on building technologies and designs that can make a long-term difference in areas vulnerable to natural disasters.
National Flood Insurance Program
Protect yourself with flood insurance. Almost 40% of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster because just a few inches of water can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage. Flood insurance is the best way to protect yourself from devastating financial loss.
American Red Cross
Emergency relief information. The American Red Cross distinguishes itself by aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering. The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors in emergencies.
NOAA preparedness website offers the most updated information about severe weather. They have a hurricane preparedness information kit online. You can also visit the NOAA current storm watches and warnings website.