Preparing For a Natural Disaster 101

Natural Disaster Preparation

A few things your family should know about getting ready for a natural disaster.

A natural disaster looks scary when we see it broadcast on the news, so we can only imagine how terrifying it would be to face in real life. The good news is that if you and your family prepare for this kind of scenario in advance, you minimize the hazards you face and worries you’ll have.

We want to help your family be ready for everything that comes its way, so here is a quick guide on how to prepare for a natural disaster.

  • Make A Plan: Take the time to sit down as a family and make a plan for a natural disaster. Name two meeting places: one in town and one out of town in case you need to evacuate your city. Have everyone memorize emergency contact information, including the phone number of a friend or relative who lives out of town who can serve as the point person for your family should you become unable to communicate with each other.
  • Get Equipped: Even if you never have to use it during a natural disaster, knowing basic first aid and CPR will likely come in handy at some point in your life. Get this training so you can be ready for whatever life throws at you.
  • Pack A Kit: When a disaster is heading your way, you’ll want to get out as fast as you can. Be prepared by packing an emergency kit with nonperishable food, water, a radio with batteries, a first aid kit, and other necessities.

In the face of a natural disaster, the last thing you want to have to be worried about is the expense of damages to your home and personal property. Fortunately, with the right homeowners insurance policy you won’t have to be! Contact ISU Insurance Services – Cormarc Tasman in Murrieta, CA to learn more about how you can put insurance policies in place to prepare for a natural disaster.