Tag: hurricane

Don’t get caught off guard this hurricane season

By on June 12, 2015 at 9:37 AM

Katrina. Andrew. Hugo. These are more than names for millions of people. Rather, they stand for the full wrath of Mother Nature in the form of a strong hurricane. Hurricane season is upon us, so now’s the time to prepare properly if you live near the coast. Taking these steps will make your life a […]

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Combat complacency this hurricane season

By on May 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM

Hurricane season kicks off June 1, but this week is about getting you, your family, and your property ready for what’s to come this season. National Hurricane Preparedness Week is the right time for you to get and stay prepared for one of Mother Nature’s most destructive forces. Life by the sea can be quite […]

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Hey Hurricane, how’d you get your name?

By on August 8, 2011 at 12:18 PM

 Now that we’re getting into hurricane season, I thought I’d find the answer to a question I’ve had for some time: how do hurricanes get their names? Some of them are infamous and will never leave our memory – Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina are perfect examples of that – but why Andrew? And why […]

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When catastrophe strikes, GEICO will be there to help

By on July 14, 2010 at 9:29 AM

By guest blogger Bill K., claims adjuster, Maryland With record-breaking snowfall and violent hailstorms, this year has been marked by severe weather. Hurricane season starts this month, and forecasters are predicting a high level of activity in the southeastern part of the country. When severe weather hits, GEICO’s Catastrophe Teams leap into action to respond […]

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