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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. 

Disaster-Specific Information

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

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.