Steps to Take After a Flood, Fire or Other Natural Disaster

Man and woman clean floor after flooding

When a disaster damages or destroys your home or neighborhood, so much changes. Whether it's a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado or earthquake, recovery can be a challenge. But to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal, you can:

  • Create a plan for recovery
  • Check in with your unit
  • Stay alert and stay safe

Your safety, along with your mental and physical well-being, is the most important thing after a disaster or emergency situation. Make the process less stressful by having a recovery plan in place.

Here are a few things you can do after disaster strikes:

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