[VIDEO] Community Preparedness Expo for disasters

[VIDEO] Community Preparedness Expo for disasters

Part of an effort by the City of Foley to begin a community rating system. Preparing for hurricanes is why many people came to the Expo.

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2016 Alabama Tornado Preparedness Guide & Insurance Tips

2016 Alabama Tornado Preparedness Guide & Insurance Tips

Prepare ahead of time for storms and learn how to work with insurance companies in the recovery process. Also offers facts and information about some of the deadliest and costliest tornado outbreaks.

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Kiplinger Article "Upgrade Your Home, Insurance Policy Before Spring Storms"

Mother Nature's forces of wind, water and hail account for more than half of all homeowners insurance losses.

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[PODCAST] Gulf Coast Focus News Radio 710 with Uncle Henry and Mary Booth

[PODCAST] Gulf Coast Focus News Radio 710 with Uncle Henry and Mary Booth

We talk about FORTIFIED construction, the Alabama Tornado and Insurance Tips Guide, our Insurance Shoppers Guide, Tornado Prep, DontGoof.org and insurance savings on iHeartRadio with MaryBooth and Unc...

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New High Wind And Hail FORTIFIED Standards Unveiled at National Tornado Summit

New High Wind And Hail FORTIFIED Standards Unveiled at National Tornado Summit

Smart Home America supported the launch of the new FORTIFIED High Wind and Hail standards during the National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City.

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

The following Bills, Laws and Acts have been passed in support of community resilience and/or mitigation efforts. This page will be updated on a regular basis. Latest update | June 2017.

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Marlow couple dodges high insurance cost in hurricane-proof house on the Fish River

Marlow couple dodges high insurance cost in hurricane-proof house on the Fish River

“If you look at return on investment, it’s a no-brainer.”

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Pilot project helps coastal homeowners gird for future storms (Opinion from the IBHS)

Pilot project helps coastal homeowners gird for future storms (Opinion from the IBHS)

The FORTIFIED program has provided the standards and third-party verification process for constructing, retrofitting and designating more than 500 disaster-resilient homes in recent years, including m...

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Spotlight shifts away from wind insurance costs, toward home mitigation at forum in Mobile

Spotlight shifts away from wind insurance costs, toward home mitigation at forum in Mobile

“If you’ve been through Mississippi after Katrina, they don’t have community in some of those places. We don’t want that to happen in Alabama.”

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