During Natural Disaster Season, Protect Yourself and Your Important Documents in Case Disaster Strikes
During natural disaster season, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires can cause extreme property damage and other hardships. To simplify recovery after disaster strikes, planning ahead and securing your financial, insurance, and personal documents is essential and will save you time and trouble as you deal with the disaster’s aftermath.
State attorneys general provide a range of information related to disaster preparedness, particularly how to avoid scams like fly by night contractors known as “storm chasers,” price gouging, or scam charities that take advantage of consumers’ generosity towards victims of a disaster. Natural disasters are different in every state, so click below to get useful information from your attorney general.
See below for other important advice to prepare for a disaster: