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One Lone House Stands in a Gilchrist Neighborhood

News, Water and Storm Damage

This is an amazing yet sad story of a family that took the lessons they learned during Hurricane Rita to build a house that could withstand some of the toughest storms the Gulf of Mexico had to offer.

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The Rockies and Plains Get Hit

Disaster Preparedness, News

As a storm exists the western part of the U.S., the states in the Rockies and central states brace to be hit on Monday. Read the full report from The Weather Channel.

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FEMA Creates New Flood-Zone Maps

Disaster Preparedness, News

FEMA has created more accurate maps indicating which homeowners should purchase flood insurance. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps are not only more accurate, but can be updated more efficiently.

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California Creates Tougher Building Codes for Mobile Homes

Disaster Preparedness, News

In the wake of the recent wildfires, the Los Angeles Times reports that supervisors of LA County have approved a motion that could help mobile homes be better protected from wildfires. Recently, more than 500 homes in Sylmar, CA were destroyed due to the flames that are affecting so many.

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Deep Frying Your Turkey

Disaster Preparedness, News

Deep frying your turkey has become a popular trend across the United States. However, as you may have seen, many dangerous risks are involved.

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