Storm Damage

That's a tough call to make as there are a number of factors that can play a role in the answer. Things to consider include: The extent or level of flooding Possible structural damage The presence of contaminants or harmful bacteria Active utilities such as...

[caption id="attachment_16143" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] disaster emergency operations center[/caption] Emergency Operations Center is a central command and control facility responsible for carrying out the principles of emergency preparedness and emergency management, or disaster management functions at a strategic level in an emergency situation, and ensuring the continuity...

  Not all disasters are created equal, and while a leaking roof may present some immediate challenges, it’s not on par with the aftermath of a hurricane or a region-wide power outage. The Boy Scouts are right: It pays to be prepared. Even if it never...

While trying to clean-up your own house during a natural disaster or internal flooding problem sounds harmless, but it actually isn't. There are some potential health problems that aren't that well known to the general public, but can cause some serious health problems after the flood.

Most everyone is familiar with the potential health problems associated with mold as it relates to flooding and water damage, but there are a few other nasty health concerns that you need to be aware of also.