Aftermath. Recovering After a Natural Disaster.

Aftermath. Recovering After a Natural Disaster.

South Georgia is now recovering and cleaning up after Hurricane Irma has traveled through. The Portier Agency would like to share some tips to help you out. We hope everyone here comes through okay. To our customers: If you need us, we are open. Call us with your claims and concerns.


ALWAYS CALL 911 if you are in immediate danger and need emergency help.

Below, see EPA information for protecting health and the environment:

Continue reading on the US EPA website.

Fact Sheet: Clean Up Safely After a Disaster


  • Stay away from damaged buildings or structures that have not been examined and certified by an inspector.
  • Wear hard hats, goggles, heavy work gloves, and watertight boots with steel toe and insole cleanup work.
  • Carbon monoxide can cause illness and death.
  • Remove and discard items that cannot be washed and disinfected.
  • Never turn power on or off or use an electric tool or appliance while standing in water.

When returning to your home after a hurricane…

Continue reading on the CDC website.

Stay safe!


VISIT The Portier Agency: