While the official start to the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1st, now is the time to prepare! With warmer than average weather conditions predicted for much of the northern Atlantic region this summer, forecasters are anticipating high tropical activity.
As communities work to manage the ever-changing challenges of Coronavirus (COVID-19), experts are contemplating how a large-scale pandemic could impact the capabilities of government agencies, first responders and more when responding to natural disasters - like hurricanes.
Sheldon Yellen, CEO of BELFOR, the global leader in damage recovery services with decades of experience in responding to natural disasters of all sizes, recently shared his unique insight with Newsweek. (View PDF)
"One of the lessons learned from COVID-19 is that it's always better to prepare sooner rather than later"..."The uncertainty of disasters can be fearsome—we've all experienced this in some way or another during this pandemic—but knowing how to best prepare yourself and your family, businesses and community members in advance is key to remaining calm and safe." - Sheldon Yellen, BELFOR CEO
Regardless of the hurricane season predictions, it’s critical, now more than ever, to be prepared. For helpful information on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane, check out our hurricane preparedness guide. Learn more about our COVID-19 deep cleaning services and the peace of mind we can help instill at your facility and for your employees and customers.