Massachusetts Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards (3rd Edition, July 2020)
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Massachusetts Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Hazards (3rd Edition, July 2020)

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    Your home is one of your greatest financial investments. It is a place thatshelters you, your family, and most of your possessions from the elementsof nature. Yet natural hazards such as coastal storms, floods, high winds,and tornadoes can threaten the inhabitants and contents of your home.When a natural disaster occurs, the results can be devastating.Thi​s handbook was created to help you prepare for natural hazards sothat risks to family and property may be reduced. While it is never possibleto eliminate all damage from a natural disaster, you as a homeowner cantake action and implement many small and cost-effective steps that couldsignifican​tly lower your risk. Mother Nature can be intense. Your family andhome deserve the protection that only you can provide through preparation.Thi​s hand book can help you:Understand the historic risks of severe storms in our region and theirimpacts and consequencesDev​elop emergency plans to protect yourself, your family and yourhome from the impacts of severe stormsStrengthe​n your home’s physical structure to withstand severestormsEns​ure that you have the proper insurance to recover from theimpacts of a severe storm.
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