Jackson, MS (February 1, 2013)
State Farm®, Mississippi's largest home and auto insurer, is encouraging residents to take steps to prepare for the upcoming severe weather season. There are a number of things that Mississippians can do to help keep their families safer and recover more quickly from a natural disaster. "The severe weather threat that we faced at the end of January is a reminder that the severe weather season is almost here," says State Farm spokesman Roszell Gadson.
Here are some basic preparations that should be taken:
For more information on disaster preparedness and how to best respond should severe weather strike please visit http://www.statefarm.com/learning/disasters/disasters.asp Severe weather can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage, numerous personal injuries, and deaths across the state.
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 43 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.