Disaster can come unannounced like an earthquake, or sudden torrential rains where your city gets flooded and you are submerged with your property and also shut off from the world. It does not mean we should stop living, nor can we prevent these natural calamities from happening, but we can take precautionary measures to ensure safety of our property and our loved ones.
We have seen the recent savagery of how nature has ravaged Nepal by its tectonic movements and the Chennai floods which held the city at ransom for days. Mother Nature has reminded us again how important it is to remain vigilant and prepared for calamities. Learning from past experiences developers nowadays employ earthquake resistant materials in the construction of buildings, apartments, houses etc. , arrange safe exists, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, even basement flood pumps to be used in case of such vicious happenings. Most new apartments and restored properties have been equipped with all safety features and retrofitting necessary to ensure their protection against major damage during earthquakes, storms or other natural disasters. [Read more…]