No one in the United States resides in an area that is entirely free of some type of emergency or natural disaster. Some emergencies, such as home fires, windstorms, and lightning strikes, can happen anywhere. Other natural disasters occur more often in certain regions of the country.
For instance, earthquakes occur more in the central and western parts of the country. Hurricanes affect people in states along the coasts, while winter storms occur in the northern regions of the United […]