Hurricanes: lessons from Charley and the gang
- June 2007 Poll Results. // Buildings;Jul2007, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p4
The article presents the results of a survey which asked the respondents about their preparedness for the hurricane season. 60% of the respondents said that they are prepared, while 40% answered that they are not prepared.
- Many Coastal Homeowners Aren't Prepared for a Hurricane. // Best's Review;Sep2006, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p87
The article presents a survey concerning the preparedness of homeowners for hurricanes in the U.S. Respondents in coastal Louisiana topped the chart, having taken 60 percent of the steps. Those in Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine have only taken about one third of the...
- New Orleans Residents Rate Health Care. // State News (Council of State Governments);Jun/Jul2007, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p7
The article discusses the results to a survey of New Orleans, Louisiana residents, conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, to find out their views of the rebuilding process carried out after Hurricane Katrina hit the place. The survey found that half the respondents faced financial setbacks...
- Differential Risk Perceptions across Hurricane Katrina Evacuees. Griffin, Donyale; Lachlan, Kenneth; Spence, Patric // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1
This study examined differences across race and income in responses to warning messages associated with Hurricane Katrina. Surveys were administered to Katrina evacuees investigating perceptions of the seriousness of the crisis, motivation to evacuate, and preparations for the storm. The...
- Revisiting the Gulf Coast: Hurricane Ike and Issues of Crisis Communication. Burke, Jennifer A.; Spence, Patric R.; Lachlan, Kenneth A. // International Journal of the Humanities;2010, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p203
This study compared differences in crisis preparation, information seeking patterns, and media use across ethnicity in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Surveys were collected from 691 individuals In the Houston area. The results indicated similar discrepancies in crisis preparation and...
- Get prepared for an above-average hurricane season. // American Nurseryman;7/15/2002, Vol. 196 Issue 2, p15
Presents a checklist to help prepare for the hurricane season for the horticulture industry. Two to six months before the hurricane; One to two days before the hurricane; 24-hours before a hurricane; Post-hurricane considerations; Looking after plants and structures.
- Be prepared. Jessie, Diana // Yachting;Jul98, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p68
Offers advice to yachtsmen on how to deal with hurricanes. Factors to consider when planning to cruise in an area visited by hurricanes; Choosing and mooring in a marina; Anchoring tips; Developing a master plan for making a boat damage-resistant; Monitoring weather forecasts.
- Experience provides insights on hurricane response. // American City & County;Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p50
Focuses on the efforts of Bay County, Florida in determining the best way to respond to the emergencies that would be caused by Hurricane Opal. Consultation with storm experts, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA);...
- NC, VA hospitals proved up to hurricane's challenges. // AHA News;10/6/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p6
Reports on the preparations made by hospitals in North Carolina and Virginia for Hurricane Isabel. Damages inflicted by Hurricane Isabel in the Mid-Atlantic region; Emergency planning at University Health Systems' hospitals in North Carolina; Number of hospitals which suffered power loss in...