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Disaster Planning

The Four D's in Personal Property Appraisal: Death, Disaster, Debt, and Divorce

David S. Bunton | Posted 09.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
David S. Bunton

Benjamin Franklin famously said that "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." As hard as we may try, we may not be a...

Let's Prepare for a Future of Natural Disasters

Grete Faremo | Posted 12.19.2016 | Green
Grete Faremo

Don't be fooled by the possibility of success following the climate summit in Paris in December. Even if all countries make commitments that could limit global warming to 1.5 degrees this century, this will still mean profound changes to the world we know.

Dealing With the Ultimate Crises: Do You Have a Disaster Plan in Place?

Laura Stack | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

Your company almost surely has a set of contingency plans in place for various crises, and you probably have a similar set in place for your team. But how prepared are you for the two big D's: Death and Destruction?

Dr. Cary's Academy Award Nominations for Best Health Movie

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

You have not heard about these nominations, because the Academy really doesn't have a category of Best Health-Themed Movie of the Year. But as a physician, I know that what everyone sees on the big screen causes us to think about our personal lives and experiences and informs many of our conversations.

Planning for a Disaster Now Can Help You if One Strikes

Mark Steber | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Mark Steber

Before you think "that will never happen to me" or "I will deal with it once it happens," remember, a few minutes of advance planning is better than the angst of post-disaster documentation searching and replacement.

Is Your Family Ready for a Disaster?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Along with making a donation to agencies supporting those affected by the tornado, a really good thing for all families to do is to make some disaster plans of their own.

Sandy's Wake Up Call: Disaster Planning for Your Family

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

As devastating as the last week has been, what we learn from the experience helps us move forward and prepare for what might come in the future.

Disaster Planning: Preventing Your Personal Wildfire

Evanne Schmarder | Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business
Evanne Schmarder

How many times have you sensed an impending problem but did not do everything in your power to stave off disaster, eventually dealing with ugly fallout?

Your Disaster Plan: Solid or Shaky?

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York
Jeffrey Shaffer

My question for everyone who felt the ground moving in August is: are you okay for next time, all prepared for what could be a really massive shaker?

The Ultimate School Disaster Plan

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

Take a moment to answer a few questions that will help us carry on in your absence, and raise your student in a manner that honors family traditions and values.

Preparing for a Disaster

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

We've all likely done what we could for others in terms of volunteering and donating -- but as moms we've got to think in terms of protecting our own families, just in case it happens in our backyard.