• In 2023, tornadoes, wildfires, and various other calamities uprooted the lives of 2.5 million individuals, exposing the deep-rooted vulnerabilities that plague specific American communities.

    Natural disasters in this country are often perceived as forces that do not discriminate based on geographic region. Many people believe that the occurrence of natural disasters is determined solely by location and not by income. However, reality paints a different picture.

  • In a world where natural and man-made disasters are becoming increasingly frequent and severe, Disaster Central emerges as a beacon of hope and innovation. Disaster Central's mission and vision are clear: to encourage the development of disaster-resistant communities and reduce the devastating effects of such calamities on lives and property. At its core, Disaster Central seeks to help those who are most vulnerable—our elderly citizens and individuals with access and functional needs—better prepare for emergencies and disasters.

  • As we have witnessed, natural disasters can occur unexpectedly and in any location. The unpredictability of when a hurricane, flood, tornado, or fire might strike highlights the importance of being prepared. By taking the time to familiarise yourself with the specific risks prevalent in your area and proactively implementing measures to mitigate those risks, you can safeguard both yourself and your loved ones from potential harm. Moreover, being prepared can bring about numerous benefits, ensuring you are well-equipped to face any challenges that may arise.

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  • A natural disaster isn’t something many of us want to consider. It feels like something that only happens in the movies or to other people - until, that is, it strikes closer to home. From earthquakes to tornadoes and hurricanes to wildfires, the truth is that nowhere is completely safe from the threat of natural disasters.

  • In a couple months, homeowners will begin to venture outside and assess the damage left behind by another cold and wet winter. Unfortunately, there is little you can do to prevent winter weather damage. You can, however, jump on the opportunity to make repairs as soon as possible to prevent issues from worsening over time. Water damage from leaking pipes and mold growth from cracks in your siding can become very expensive headaches down the line.

  • Disasters happen when you’re least prepared to respond, so you must embrace restorative measures in the shortest period. Even people who prepare for natural disasters like wildfires and hurricanes can suffer catastrophic losses.

  • When discussing a disaster recovery plan, it is crucial to differentiate between man-made disasters and natural disasters. Although all sorts of disasters are unforeseeable, man-made disasters that are caused due to technological malfunction or a human error could, at least, be avoided.

    Distinguishing the different types of man-made disasters that could possibly damage your business requires a lot of foresight and critical thinking. Taking appropriate time to recognize places of risk could be a massive advantage when executing a disaster recovery plan.

  • Natural disasters are known for forming life-threatening circumstances, from hurricanes in the Atlantic to deadly earthquakes in California. However, these disasters are somewhat different; therefore, the emergency preparedness approach is a little different as well. For instance, you will have to move all the fragile items in case of an earthquake; but, you won’t do the same for a hurricane. 

    Let’s have a look at some of the fundamentals tips and tricks to prepare for any disaster:

  • A (DRP) Disaster Recovery Plan is a thoroughly structured and documented approach that defines how a business can swiftly continue working after an unpredictable event.

    A Disaster Recovery plan is an integral part of a BCP or Business Continuity Plan. It is applied to those certain components of a business that are based on fully functioning information technology infrastructure.