Nothing can stop a hurricane – but a solid disaster recovery plan can help to alleviate the aftermath. Residents often suffer financial damage, and even though a good insurance policy may protect against some property damages, lasting emotional trauma takes time to heal. Displaced residents need shelter when homes are destroyed, and immediate shortages of food and water are life threatening. In addition to lives lost during the initial storm, lives may be lost due to exposure without adequate recovery plans in place.
This infographic from Good360 looks at this in more detail.