coastal homes News

Parnell Declares This Tsunami Preparedness Week

Gov. Sean Parnell has declared this Tsunami Preparedness Week in Alaska. Parnell, in his proclamation, says Alaska’s vast coastline is home to many communities that are vulnerable to tsunamis. He says the state also falls within one of the most …

Alabama Governor Favors Grants for Windproofing Homes

Some of the money that Alabama receives from BP over the Gulf oil spill could end up helping coastal residents make their homes more resistant to wind damage from hurricanes. That is one of the recommendations from a commission that …

Travelers, Habitat for Humanity Join Forces to Build Safer Homes in Coastal Regions

The Travelers Foundation, the charitable division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., announced a new initiative with Habitat for Humanity International and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to invest in the resilience of local communities by building …

Proposals for Reducing Citizens Headed to Cabinet

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. plans to eliminate homeowners coverage on roughly 7,500 coastal homes valued at $2 million or more and reduce the amount of homeowner liability coverage in a measure designed to reduce the size of the state-backed insurer …