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Tornado Drills in Virginia

Emergency management officials in Virginia are planning to hold a tornado drill across the state. A joint effort between the National Weather Service and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, the drill is scheduled for March 15, 2011 at 9:45 AM EST. Representatives of the emergency management department feel that it is vital that citizens […]

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Insurance Briefs: National Disaster Preparedness Month Celebrated in Alabama

Alabama kicked off its observation of National Preparedness Month yesterday with the city of Birmingham hosting “Be Ready Day” in Linn Park. The event, according to Alabama Governor Bob Riley, features emergency workers, representatives from faith-based organizations, and other volunteers who will demonstrate disaster preparedness to adults and children. This is just the first in […]

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