Navigation Links
Be Ready for Hurricane Season with Tips from Amica Insurance
Date:5/7/2013

Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) May 07, 2013

Hurricane Preparedness Week kicks off on Sunday, May 26, so it’s a good time to start thinking about ways to protect your family, home and other property from these dangerous storms.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, hurricanes can produce winds of more than 155 mph and cause tornadoes and microbursts. They also bring heavy rain, flooding, landslides and mudslides, leaving a path of destruction in their wakes.

That’s why Amica Insurance is offering the following tips from FEMA to prepare for hurricanes, which typically strike from June to November:

  • Put together an emergency kit with enough food, water and supplies to last 72 hours. You should also develop a family communication plan.
  • Learn about evacuation routes and how to find higher ground. Decide where you will go and alternate ways to get there if you have to evacuate.
  • Cover all of your home’s windows with 5/8-inch plywood that has been cut to fit and is ready to install. Taping windows will not stop them from breaking.
  • Trim back trees and shrubs to make them more wind-resistant, and clear gutters and downspouts of all debris.
  • Reinforce garage doors. If wind blows through the garage, it can cause serious structural damage to other parts of your home.
  • Make sure outdoor furniture, decorations, garbage cans and other belongings that are not tied down are brought inside.
  • Purchase a generator for emergencies.
  • If you live in a tall building, find shelter on the 10th floor or lower before the storm strikes.

About Amica Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.

Contact: Vince Burks, Corporate Communications, 50 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865-1155, 800-652-6422, ext. 24563

Twitter: Amica

Facebook: Amica Mutual Insurance Co.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10710903.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Atlanta, Please Get Ready for AMTC Auditions on Monday, May 13th
2. Sync Fitness Launches “Are You Ready To Get Sweaty” Indoor Boot Camps
3. 3 Tips to Get Your Body Ready for Summer
4. Metabolic disorders predict the hardening of the arterial walls already in childhood
5. Direct-acting antivirals now ready for prime time
6. Sylvia Nasser Creates New Online Gym to Get Women Summer Body Ready
7. Get the Grill Ready: Fresh Spanish Calçots Available for Pre-Order at LaTienda.com
8. Hobe Sound, Fla. Residents Get Ready for Relay for Life
9. Ready for debut: Fruit-juice-infused chocolate with 50 percent less fat
10. Colorado Springs Gets Ready for Actors, Models and Talent for Christ (AMTC) Auditions on April 13th
11. New HIPAA Omnibus Rule Ready Compliance Products and Subscription Plan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/16/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... leading manufacturers and marketers of high-quality anti-aging skincare solutions, recently announced the launch ... new products are an affordable, yet effective alternative to expensive plastic surgery or ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... “Mom, God's Got This: Jamie's Story” is the creation of published ... Lord and has an insatiable appetite for God’s Word. , “I froze between the half ... retrieved from packages of oatmeal. I have one to this day on proud display in ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) , ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... they have embarked on a new three-year partnership to expand the City’s commitment to ... AACR supports activities that encourage the public to lead a healthy lifestyle as research ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... Palm City, Florida (PRWEB) , ... August 15, ... ... providers of cold therapy products, announced today the introduction of the innovative new ... specifically created for post-operative patients. The plush design enhances comfort and enables the ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 15, 2017 , ... Organizers today ... collective effort to maximize the value of events and activations held during UN General ... known as the Global Goals. This year’s Global Goals Week will be held 16-23 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017 ... Who,s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Professional in ... Key Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her ... troubleshooting and relationship building.                ... more than 25 years of experience as a ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... 2, 2017  Life Flight Network and PeaceHealth Oregon Network ... patient care and operational efficiency for patients at hospitals in ... Cottage Grove , and Florence, ... and Life Flight Network work collaboratively to move patients who ... when a time sensitive emergency exists. ...
(Date:8/1/2017)... 2017   CerSci Therapeutics , a non-opioid drug ... , has received notice from the National Institute on ... (NIH) that it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II ... in 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 to follow in ... application of their lead non-opioid drug candidate CT-044 to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: