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Helping prepare for and recover from a hurricane

Helping you and your family prepare and recover from hurricanes and other severe storms.

Customers impacted by a hurricane can file a claim online, through the State Farm® mobile app, by calling 1-800-SFCLAIM or by contacting your local agent office.

Featured articles

How To Prepare Your Home and Family For A Hurricane

How To Prepare Your Home and Family For A Hurricane

Use the following tips to help strengthen your home, prepare your property, and help protect your family during a hurricane.

Create A Hurricane Evacuation Plan To Prepare For The Storm

Create A Hurricane Evacuation Plan To Prepare For The Storm

When a hurricane requires evacuation, here's what you can do to protect your home, your pets and your property.

What to Do After a Hurricane

What to Do After a Hurricane

Helpful tips to prevent further water damage, safely begin cleaning up, and finding a contractor to help repair damage to your property.

All hurricane articles

Protect Your Boat During a Hurricane

Protect Your Boat During a Hurricane

Planning ahead is crucial to prepare your boat for a hurricane. Make these plans before the storm so you can take action when a hurricane is imminent.

Tsunami Safety Tips

Tsunami Safety Tips

Learn more about tsunami risks and prepare your family to act quickly should a tsunami occur.

Must-dos to Improve Your Hurricane Safety

Must-dos to Improve Your Hurricane Safety

Hurricane season begins June 1. These hurricane safety reminders can help you prepare a hurricane evacuation plan, put together a hurricane evacuation kit and more.

Tips for the family

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare your babysitter for success and emergency situations by leaving important information about your house, your family and your child.

How to Design a Safe Room

How to Design a Safe Room

Learn the pros and cons of three types of safe rooms.

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Help kids understand what to do in the event of a weather emergency, and get our emergency preparedness tips for you and your family.

Insurance tips

How to Create a Home Inventory

How to Create a Home Inventory

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

Liability insurance is typically a portion of the coverage for a home or vehicle policy. A Personal Liability Umbrella Policy may be another viable option for further protection.

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

The next time you need to renew your insurance policies, consider taking these steps to make sure you have the proper coverage for your property.

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Learn the difference between the replacement cost and market value coverage types.

What if my insurance is not enough to cover damages?

What if my insurance is not enough to cover damages?

You may want to consider a personal article insurance or personal liability insurance policy to help protect your possessions, your home and your future earnings.

Personal property and casualty insurance

Personal property and casualty insurance

What is Personal Property and Casualty Insurance? Learn more information on automobile, homeowners, watercraft, condo, renters and more.

Tips for recovering from a hurricane

Wind Mitigation to Prepare for Storm Damage

Wind Mitigation to Prepare for Storm Damage

How Can Wind Mitigation Protect Your Home and Family During Severe Winds?

Tips To Help Protect Yourself From A Contractor Scam

Tips To Help Protect Yourself From A Contractor Scam

Shady contractors and home repair scams can cost you. Discover tips to protect yourself from repair scams by learning how to spot home repair fraud.

Protect Yourself After the Storm

Protect Yourself After the Storm

If your area got hit hard by recent storms, scammers may arrive offering repairs to your roof and other property damaged. Learn to spot them.

Portable Generator Safety Tips

Portable Generator Safety Tips

Stay safe when you need a portable generator to provide temporary power to your home.

Which home repairs to DIY and when to hire a contractor.

Which home repairs to DIY and when to hire a contractor.

Ready to take the plunge on a DIY home project? Looking to save a few dollars in the process? It pays to weigh all of your options before you start the projects.

A Fix-It for Every Room

A Fix-It for Every Room

Want a happy and structurally sound home? Stay on top of your maintenance list. We asked experts to point out quick, but important repairs.

Impact-Resistant Roofing Material That Stands Up to Nature

Impact-Resistant Roofing Material That Stands Up to Nature

Weather conditions can weaken or destroy your roof system. Impact-resistant shingles can help.

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Learn how to prevent costly water damage and the different water leak detection systems with automatic shutoff valves available on the market today.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.