Charleston-Area Allstate Agency Owners Help Local Residents Prepare for Hurricanes

March 12, 2019, 11:27 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (ALLSTATE) – In 2017, disasters affected nearly 25-million people, yet 83-percent of Americans are unprepared for a disaster.

Since 2017, the occurrence of weather-related disasters has increased 33-percent.

This spring, when fires, floods and extreme weather could affect any part of the country, Allstate agency owners are help their local communities understand the importance of being prepared and ensure local families are prepared if a disaster strikes.

From March 11th through March 15th, Charleston-area residents are invited to pick up a free disaster preparedness kit from a participating Allstate agency, while supplies last. Each starter kit includes a first aid kit, emergency blanket, flashlight, rain poncho, dust mask, whistle and water bottle.

Allstate agencies throughout nine states are joining together in this disaster preparedness effort.

Click here for participating Charleston-area Allstate agency locations.