Insurance Preparedness for Natural Disasters


The Maryland Insurance Administration encourages residents to be prepared for natural disasters by reviewing and understanding their insurance coverage and by considering the purchase of flood insurance. 

Video Tips

 

                         

Before Disaster Strikes

          

Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

                     

 

Produced August 2012. Special thanks to County Cable Montgomery, Montgomery County, Maryland, for production of these public service announcements. 

Disaster-Specific Information

Historical Information on Recent Events
Bulletins, news releases, and reports

Storm Sandy Contact List of Property and Casualty Companies
Oct. 29, 2012

National Flood Insurance Program Contact List
Oct. 29, 2012

Derecho Contact List of Property and Casualty Companies 
June 29-30, 2012, storm

Hurricane Irene Insurance Help
Aug. 27-28, 2011, storm

Frequently Asked Questions: Flood Insurance
(from the National Flood Insurance Program)

Tips: Tips for Filing Your Flood Insurance Claim
(a publication of the National Flood Insurance Program)

Other Information

Consumer Publications
The Maryland Insurance Administration has a variety of other publications available online to help consumers understand all types of insurance products - homeowners, auto, health, life, and more.

Federal Resources

Below are links about the National Flood Insurance Program. While your local insurance agent or insurance company may help you get a flood insurance policy, all flood insurance is underwritten by the federal government. Homeowners policies DO NOT cover flood damage.