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Preparing for Disaster

Do you and your family have a plan for what to do in case disaster strikes? Invest some time planning now and buy yourself peace of mind.

Before a Natural Disaster: Planning and Preparing Tips for Older Adults — Preparation concerns for older adults.

Create a Family Plan Before Disaster Strikes — Create a plan that involves and protects all family members.

Review Your Insurance Coverage Before Disaster Strikes — Be ready for disaster before it happens; check out how your property is insured.

List It or Lose It — The Case for Household and Property Inventory — Tips for creating an inventory of your personal property.

Make a Grab and Go File for Emergencies — Put together a "grab and go" file of important information in case of emergencies.

Start an Emergency Fund Before Disaster Strikes — An emergency fund is extremely useful in getting immediate needs met after a disaster.

Related Resources

Disaster Recovery — Even if resources were stable before, families often need new or additional resources following a disaster.

Getting Through Tough Times — Tips on getting help, making financial decisions, dealing with stress, doing more with less, and parenting.

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