June 1 marks the start of the annual hurricane season, and for the next five to six months we will be looking out for storm watches and hurricane forecasts. In the meantime, why not get your home prepared for the season? Here are a few tips to get your home ready to weather any storm:
Disasters can come at any time, so it's important as a homeowner or tenant to have an emergency home safety kit at hand. Hurricanes, flooding and earthquakes are the most common disasters that affect the Caribbean, according to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), but droughts can also result in loss of shelter, inaccessible or limited food, water and other basic amenities. That’s why it’s important to create home emergency kits that can help you and your loved ones through unfortunate events.
Whether you work from home or have after-work duties, an awesome home office is great. Here are six steps to creating your own home office: