When the Earth Trembles and Burns
by Jeff Suwak | Mar 6, 2018 | Disasters, Export, March 1 2018 (es), March 2018 | 0 |
By Jeff Suwak, Sacred Fire Olympia
Erica Cohen was just wrapping up work in her garden when the earthquake started. She wasn’t concerned at first. Tremors are common in her Mexican town, and they generally pass with relatively little fanfare. The shaking didn’t stop this time, however. It got stronger. Something was different. She could sense it. That’s when things got scary.
As the earthquake intensified, Erica tried to get farther away from her house to make sure it didn’t fall on her, but the ground turned to jello beneath her feet. She could only struggle to stay standing as the world thrashed around her. Subsequent reports indicated the event lasted about 20 seconds. For Erica, it felt like a lifetime.Read More
Best Insurance for Natural Disasters
by Christine Staub | Dec 16, 2017 | December 2017, Disasters, Export, January 2020 | 1 |
by Christine Staub, Sacred Fire Greensboro
Record-breaking storms, floods, fires and earthquakes have been much in the news lately – no corner of the world is immune to such natural disasters. For those most seriously affected, the impact is devastating. The comfort and refuge of “home” and of a particular way of life is often completely stripped away. What is the best insurance policy to cover this kind of tragedy?
The answer may be surprising. It does not have the name of a major insurance company. Money in the bank is helpful but does not cover the extreme, unaccustomed emotional turmoil. When fresh water, food supply, transportation and communication channels are down, victims may have to evacuate homes and neighborhoods for unspecified periods of time. Government and aid organizations may be slow to bring in help.
So what is the best insurance policy for natural disasters?Read More
The Earth Shook
by Lawrence Messerman | Nov 18, 2017 | Disasters, Export, November 2017 | 0 |
In mid-September 2017, I was part of a group of people coming together in Tepoztlán, Mexico to...Read More
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