Category: Natural Disasters

What Now? Surviving the Flood in the Aftermath

Some people live in areas where floods are a common disaster. They have learned the hard way that being prepared for such a natural disaster is very important. For many of us, however, a flood may not only devastate us

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What to Do to Protect Yourself Against a Hurricane

Hurricane Matthew has taken many people in the South by surprise. Some are more prepared than others. However, many are learning the hard way that you shouldn’t wait until a disaster unexpectedly strikes to get home insurance because you literally

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Surviving a Wildfire – What to Do After the Flames Are Put Out

If you were evacuated from your home due to raging forest fires, it will be an emotional experience to return after the flames are no longer burning. Chances are you’re hoping the damage wasn’t very bad while at the same

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Reasons you should begin an emergency financial plan

Many people know the importance of having emergency kits in their cars or emergency evaluation plans for their homes. However, many neglect to formulate a financial emergency plan, which can save time and frustration in a number of situations. We

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Evacuation Plan in Case of an Emergency?

Catastrophic events, such as floods, fires, and earthquakes, can happen at any time – day or night. The unexpected nature of these events makes it difficult for individuals and families to plan ahead for ‘the worst’. After all, how can

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Mitigating Risks with Natural Disaster Coverage

Natural disasters are scary events that can end up causing a lot of damage to your home. A standard homeowner’s insurance policy does not usually cover damages from events like earthquakes or floods – two of the most common natural

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Why Should You Get Flood Insurance?

People often make two unfortunate assumptions when it comes to flood insurance. The first is that they think they already have it via their homeowner’s insurance. While homeowner’s insurance does cover many types of damage to your home, flood damage

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Driving in Dangerous Weather

Did you know that the majority of auto accidents occur in perfect weather? It would seem adverse weather makes drivers more alert and careful while they’re on the road. Still, weather changes can make driving conditions dangerous. Use these tips

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Six Tips to Maximize Your Family’s Disaster Preparedness

The surest way to turn a natural disaster, like a flood or an earthquake into a personal financial crisis is to not be fully prepared. Use these six tips to help your family prepare for a disaster. Make sure you

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