by Emily Rogan

Here is a partial list of claim tips and resources United Policyholders is offering those affected by Hurricane Irene. For more information search the Claim Tips Library.

Hurricane Recovery Information, Tools and Resources

Top Ten Insurance Claim Tips

After a hurricane
Insurance claim tips and useful information

Roadmap to Recovery Tools Request Form
"Road tested" tools to help document your loss

Contents Claim Tips
For Recovering the Costs of Repairing and Replacing Damaged/Destroyed Household Items

Insurance Recovery Tips for the Dwelling Part of Your Claim
How to collect the full amount your insurer owes you for what it would reasonably cost to repair/rebuild

Speak UP: How to communicate with your insurance company

Mold Damage Guide
Information about resources about mold damage

Sample Claim and Proof of Loss Forms

Additional Resources

Hurricane deductibles don't apply to Irene claims says NY Insurance Superintendent Wrynn

National Flood Insurance Program - Summary of Coverage
This document was prepared by the NFIP to help you understand your flood insurance policy

State by State Assistance
Find specific information for your state

Claim Help Library
Search for tips and information on insurance claims, legal matters and the rebuilding/repair proces

Hiring Professional Help
Read our before you sign on the dotted line

Water Damage Library archive
This Library was originally created after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 as a resource for property and business owners, policyholder advocates, elected officials and the media. It is designed to explain and help solve insurance claim problems faced by home and business owners after large scale catastrophes. The Library contains tips, articles, bulletins, forms, reports, statistics, links and a wealth of information.

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About The Blogger

Emily Rogan

Emily Rogan

Emily Rogan joined United Policyholders in January 2008. As Program Coordinator, Emily works closely with the Executive Director and UP staff and volunteers to advance the mission of the organization through our three programs. For the last eight years she has educated homeowners and renters throughout the Bay Area on the importance of insurance and financial preparedness as a key component of disaster preparedness. Emily proudly represents United Policyholders at conferences, meetings and workshops hosted by community leaders, claim professionals, the insurance industry, local and state government and other NGOs. Emily currently serves on Curriculum Board of the California Department of Insurance. She is the former President for Northern California VOAD and served on their Executive Committee from 2011-2015. A San Francisco native, Emily received a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Riverside in June 2007 and a Certificate of Non-Profit Management from San Francisco State University in 2012.