The past few weeks have brought multiple natural disasters to several parts of the U.S. Last week, tropical storm Hilary’s unprecedented landfall brought powerful winds and heavy rains, reminding community association leaders to evaluate their disaster preparations.
Community associations are at an increased risk of hurricanes and wildfires this year. Reviewing emergency plans is crucial to help your community prepare, recover, and rebuild in the event of a natural disaster.
Community leaders can take several actions to ensure their association is prepared for severe weather events—while also addressing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As natural disasters become more frequent and destructive, it’s important that community associations adopt a comprehensive plan to prepare, respond, and recover from these extreme weather events.
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season began June 1. For community associations along the coastal U.S., that means reviewing current emergency preparedness procedures for before, during, and after a hurricane.