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NEW YORK, March 4, 2019—U.S. insurers are the nation’s economic first responders and outspoken advocates for building resilient structures, according to Sean Kevelighan, the Insurance Information Institute’s (I.I.I.) Chief Executive Officer.
Kevelighan is scheduled to make these points at the National Tornado Summit & Disaster Symposium on Tuesday, March 5, at 8 a.m.
“Insurers and public policy makers constantly educate consumers and business owners about how they can protect themselves economically and physically from tornadoes, hurricanes, and other severe weather events,” said Kevelighan. “I applaud the National Tornado Summit and Disaster Symposium’s organizers for bringing together experts from across the country to exchange ideas about improving disaster preparedness.”
The I.I.I.’s CEO and Daniel Brown, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Senior Hurricane Specialist and Warning Coordination Meteorologist, are appearing jointly at the Cox Convention Center, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Their session will focus primarily on the 2017 and 2018 Atlantic hurricane seasons and is called Emergency Preparedness: Lessons Learned on Surviving Devastating Hurricanes.
For I.I.I. information about tornado facts and safety, click here.
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