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Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

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  • Are You Prepared If a Natural Disaster Strikes?

    It seems as though there's always a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, blizzard, or mudslide happening somewhere in the United States. A storm or other natural disaster could destroy your home, business, or workplace and put you in financial straits, but there are things you can do both before and after the event to help you recover quickly.

  • Disaster Planning Checklist

    Earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires can strike without warning. If there is a natural disaster, you'll want to be prepared. Use this handy checklist to make sure you're ready.

  • Disasters and Financial Planning: A Guide for Preparedness and Recovery

    Disasters, whether natural or man-made, usually strike quickly and without warning. You and your family may have little or no time to decide what to do next. That’s why it is so important to plan for the possibility of disaster — and not wait until it happens.

  • Earthquake Insurance

    What are the chances of an earthquake occurring near your home, and how much damage might it do to your home? Find the answers to these questions before you buy earthquake insurance. Some earthquake insurance covers the loss of your home and possessions and also the costs to minimize further damage after the earthquake. Report any claims to your agent or insurance company, but be patient--many others will also file claims. An adjuster will assess the damage to your home and assign a dollar value to it.

  • Fire Prevention and Safety Tips
  • Flood Insurance
  • Natural Disasters: Are You Prepared?