Plan Ahead

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Hurricane Season 2008
Coastal and Caribbean residents should prepare now.
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Are You Ready? Guide
Prepare yourself and your loved ones for all types of hazards.
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Current Storm Watch
Find national weather and climate long-term and short-term info.

Prepare for Hazards

Protect Your Family & Property

Prevent Disaster Losses - mitigation tools, publications, and other resources you can use to prevent disaster losses. 

Mitigation Best Practices and Case Studies - a collection of illustrated stories about ideas, activities, or projects, including funding sources that protect both people and property from devastating losses.

Protect Your Family

Protect Your Property

Everyone faces the risk of natural disaster and no plan to protect property can be complete without insurance coverage against potential damage and loss.  It is important to know exactly what coverage you may need and what coverage is available to protect your property against all of the natural hazards it may be exposed to so that you are not underinsured or not insured at all. Check with your insurance company or local insurance agent.

FEMA strongly encourages property owners and renters to fully explore their insurance needs and obtain adequate coverage before a disaster strikes.

Planning in Your State & Community

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Last Modified: Monday, 21-Jul-2008 16:50:45 EDT