General
Spotlight on: Catastrophes - insurance issues Article
Background on: Climate change and insurance issues Article
Frequently asked questions about FEMA disaster assistance Article
For those who do not have the right insurance, or who need help beyond their coverage, government programs can sometimes step in to help with post-disaster recovery. Here is a round-up of the most frequently asked questions about the disaster assistance offered by FEMA.
What is El Niño? Article
Earthquake
Earthquake insurance for homeowners Article
Preparing for an earthquake Article
In case of an earthquake Article
Recovering from an earthquake Article
Protecting your home from an earthquake Video
Background on: Earthquake insurance and risk Article
U.S. Earthquake History Article
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906: An insurance perspective Article
The Northridge, CA, Earthquake 20 Years After: Facts, Figures and Perspectives Article
The Northridge, California, earthquake of 1994 was the costliest earthquake in U.S. history in terms of insured losses.
Flood
Facts About Flood Insurance Article
In Case Of A Flood Article
Recovering from a flood Article
Background on: Flood insurance Article
Infographic: How to file a flood insurance claim Article
National Flood Insurance Program Article
Sandy Flood Claim Payouts Article
HURRICANE
Hurricane season insurance checklist Article
You probably make a checklist for performing home repairs, a shopping list before hitting the grocery store, or perhaps a to-do list for work assignments—but do you have a checklist for your hurricane season coverage? This handy guide will make it easy to be sure you’re well-prepared in case a storm comes your way.
Hurricane Awareness Article
Preparing for a hurricane Article
Facts + Statistics: Hurricanes Fact & Statistic
Making your home more hurricane resistant: Five steps Video
Hurricane and disaster preparedness Video
Hurricane Sandy and Insurance: FAQs Article
Infographic: This hurricane season, lock in peace of mind Article
Hurricane Andrew Fact Sheet Article
HURRICANE FACT FILES
Hurricane Fact Files and Market Share by State Fact & Statistic
Fact file: Florida hurricane insurance Fact & Statistic
Tornado
Tornado Safety Article
In an average year about 1,000 tornadoes are reported in the United States.
In case of a tornado Article
Recovering from a tornado Article
Fact Sheet: Five Years After The 2011 Tornadoes Article
Fire
Background on: Wildfires Article
Facts about wildfires Article
Thirty-eight U.S. states are at risk for wildfires, especially during drought conditions and in mountain, foothill or grassland areas. If this sounds like where you live, make sure you understand the risks and that you're adequately protected from these catastrophically destructive events.
Insurance for wildfires Article
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Centennial Article
The Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire occurred on March 25, 1911, and resulted in the death of 146 workers.
WINTER WEATHER
The homeowner's severe cold weather survival guide Article
Much of North America experiences periods of severely cold weather and is susceptible to snow and ice storms—extreme conditions that can inflict considerable damage on homes and create liability risks. Standard homeowners policies will cover most disasters that result from a freeze—but when the weather outside is frightful, it's better to minimize the potential risks. Here's how.
Protect your home from winter weather Article
Ice, snow and wind can have devastating consequences to your home—and to your household budget. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take to avoid the expense and inconvenience of winter damage—and even help you save on heating costs. Get started when the leaves begin to turn so your home is well prepared when the cold, harsh weather hits.
Driving in winter? Be prepared and stay safe Article
Snow, sleet, ice and below freezing temperatures all have an effect on driving conditions. During winter, safety depends on driver performance in winter hazards, good vehicle maintenance—and common sense. These tips will help you and your car weather the winter.
Facts + Statistics: Winter storms Fact & Statistic
TERRORISM
Understanding terrorism insurance Article
Background on: Terrorism Risk and Insurance Article
Other
How to pick a lightning protection system Video
Lightning safety: Myths vs. facts Article
Lightning myths Video