Developed by NCEI with data from NOAA, FEMA and academic institutions, this interactive NOAA mapping tool provides detailed information on a location’s susceptibility to weather and climate hazards that can lead to billion-dollar disasters — such as wildfires, floods, drought and heat waves, tornado outbreaks, and hurricanes.
FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell has released the agency’s 2022-2026 FEMA Strategic Plan, outlining a bold vision and three ambitious goals designed to address key challenges the agency faces during a pivotal moment in the field of emergency management.
On August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida made landfall on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. PuroClean Residential Loss division vice president Bart Meador leads a team that steps in to respond on the ground and mobilize teams following such disasters. He shares PuroClean’s experience responding to Ida, including its impact on the Northeast.
In this personal, heartfelt Ask Annissa episode, Annissa Coy talks about evacuating her home in the face of the Ford Corkscrew Fire. An experienced fire damage restoration and contents cleaning professional, Coy has worked with property owners through many wildfires and more home fires than she can count. This was the first time Coy and her family were personally impacted.
The 2021 Wildfire Report by CoreLogic examines property-related wildfire risk alongside reconstruction resource availability, temporary housing capacity for displaced individuals, and community economic recovery potential among fire-prone regions.
Natural disasters that are most concerning to homeowners include: tornadoes (39%), severe cold or winter storms (38%), floods (35%), hurricanes (29%), earthquakes (21%), wildfires (17%), droughts (11%) and sinkholes (8%).
Many restoration companies in the U.S. have suffered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, restoration company owners are having to reassess how they run their businesses and how they develop organizational resilience moving forward.
As the Glass Fire burns and threatens Napa Valley, CoreLogic’s 2020 Wildfire Risk Report analyzes both single-family and multifamily homes currently at risk of wildfire damage in the most wildfire-prone states.