Thomasville, GA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/03/2013 -- Survive-A-Storm Shelters, a division of Harbor Enterprises, LLC, has partnered with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to make America a more disaster-resistant nation by strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.
The non-profit FLASH® is the country’s leading consumer advocate in the disaster safety movement. Its alliance is a diverse collaboration of leaders and organizations that share a vision for safe, strong and sustainable structures for communities.
As a FLASH partner, Survive-a-Storm Shelters will collaborate with established disaster safety movement leaders on award winning disaster preparedness programs and technical training initiatives. The company’s professionals will work alongside leading researchers from academia, national research laboratories and centers of excellence.
Representatives of Survive-a-Storm Shelters, which is based in Thomasville, Ga., will also attend the FLASH Annual Conference, Nov. 20-22 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As a FLASH partner, Survive-a-Storm Shelters will continue to share its expertise with the disaster safety movement as the nation’s leading manufacturer of FEMA compliant storm shelters and safe rooms.
The Harbor Enterprises family of companies holds a current and active $153 million contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (FEMA) and has produced more than $70 million in wind-rated structures over the past decade. With a round roof design and all-steel construction, Survive-A-Storm’s safe rooms start at $60,000, depending upon location, size and amenities. Survive-a-Storm Shelters prefabricated steel community storm shelters are available on a Government Services Administration (GSA) contract.
About Survive-a-Storm Shelters
Survive-a-Storm Shelters manufacturers a full line of FEMA compliant underground tornado shelters, above ground storm shelters, community safe rooms, survival bunkers, and bulletproof panic rooms. The company is a Producer Member of the National Storm Shelter Association (NSSA). Its storm shelters and safe rooms are sealed by licensed professional engineers as compliant with FEMA 320/361, ICC-500, and IBC 2009. The company’s tornado shelters have also passed rigorous debris impact testing simulating an EF5 tornado at the prestigious Wind Science & Engineering Research Center at Texas Tech University.