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Protecting Your Property

Protecting your home or business from extreme weather requires advance planning and preparation. The websites below may provide information that will help you assess your property’s susceptibility to the effects of extreme weather events and other potential hazards. Also see sections on Susceptibility and Assessing Risk in this resource guide.

Ready New York
Reduce Your Risk
http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/ready/ryr_guide.shtml

FEMA
Protect Your Property from Flooding
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/13261?id=3262

Against the Wind: Protecting Your Home From Hurricane Wind Damage
http://www.fema.gov/media-librarydata/20130726-1505-20490-3483/agstwnd.pdf

Protect Your Business from All Natural Hazards
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/13232?id=3259

 


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