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After a hurricane or other disaster, it may take some time to return to normal. To help with the recovery process, Triple-I has compiled useful information on security issues and post-disaster insurance coverage, with detailed guidance on how to make a claim. Also included are resources specific to Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas affected by the recent storms.
Hurricane Sally is now expected to cause damage of between $ 8 billion and $ 10 billion, far more than the initial estimates of $ 2. billion to $ 3 billion, according to Chuck Watson of Enki Research.
Safety and resources for recovery
After a hurricane, new dangers posed by storms can pose risks. And if you have been evacuated, it may not be safe to go home. The following articles provide information and guidance to protect you and your loved ones in the aftermath.
After a hurricane, watch out for the dangers that remain
When disaster strikes: Preparation, response and recovery
Recovery after a flood  Disaster-related fraud
What does the insurance cover? , including what is covered and what is not. Here are some answers to many of these common questions about home, car, flood and other coverage.
Frequently asked questions about hurricane insurance
What is covered by regular homeowners' insurance?
Co-op or condo insurance
Mobile home insurance
Basic car insurance
How does flood insurance work?
Business Insurance and Flood: Questions and Answers
Environmental Liability Insurance
After a disaster you want to return to normal as soon as possible, and your insurance company wants to help. You can get several checks from your insurance company when you make temporary repairs, permanent repairs and replace damaged belongings. Here's what you need to know about compensation payments, including how to make an application, what to expect during the process, and detailed explanations of what hurricane deductibles are and how they work. Articles: 196 196006 Laura? You can have insurance cover for additional living costs
How is the settlement amount determined?
Infographics: How to Apply for a Flood Insurance Claim: Tips from FEMA
What is a public adjuster?
Video: Supplements Cost of Living
Many national organizations and those in your state can provide recovery resources that are helpful to you. The following is a general list, followed by specific resources for those affected by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana and Texas.
Frequently Asked Questions about FEMA Disaster Relief
FEMA Helpline: 1-800- FEMA (1-800-621-3362)
711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) 1-800-621-3362
SBA Disaster Loans & Grants
Institute for Business and Home Security
Red Cross: Hurricane Safety Checklist
NFIP: Floodsmart.gov  Local Resources and Insurance Companies