Recovering from Disaster

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Tue, Sep 27, 2016


    During the month of September, in honor of National Preparedness Month,  we have published a series of posts on how to be better prepared for natural disasters. We are wrapping up the series by informing you on how to begin the recovery process after a disaster has hit. 

    Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. The following are steps to take after disaster strikes in order to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal.

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    Tags: National Preparedness Month, Recovery, Natural Disasters, Restoration

    What To Do When Disaster Strikes

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Mon, Sep 19, 2016

    In the last five years the United States and countries around the world have witnessed many major natural disasters. Such disasters include hurricanes, tornados, tsunamis, severe windstorms and catastrophic flood damage that have left businesses and communities unable to recoup from their loss.

    September is National Preparedness Month and this week we are focusing on what to do during a natural disaster. Damage assessments by risk management and loss control specialists find too often that preventative measures could have been implemented that would partially or significantly reduce the overall cost of a claim or length of recovery time. The intent of this blog post is to inform you of what safety measures you should take during a natural disaster and how to plan for it. 

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    Tags: Flood, National Preparedness Month, Natural Disasters

    Don't Get Caught Unprepared

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Mon, Sep 12, 2016

    Disaster preparation comes in many forms—evacuation plans, disaster supply kits, pet plans and more. It is important that insurance checkups aren’t overlooked. Property owners often believe that homeowners insurance covers flooding. It doesn’t, which is why talking with your insurance agent about flood insurance is so important.

    September is National Preparedness Month and the perfect opportunity to reach out to your insurance agency for an insurance checkup. Talk to your agent about flood insurance and the risks you could face from new development, flash floods, levees, flood after fire and more. Flooding is the nation’s No. 1 natural disaster, and anywhere it rains it can flood.

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    Tags: Flood, National Preparedness Month, Emergency Plan