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The Red Guide in the News

The Red Guide to Recovery is in the news!  Check out our latest articles and our news coverage over the years. This April, we are pleased to be featured in U.S. News & World Report and the consumer website, Highya. In the News: Feature Articles    

READ MORE »Posted on April 27th, 2017 in category: Awards & Recognition, Insurance


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Do you know about Federal Disaster Aid?

FEMA recently posted a great list of frequently asked questions about Federal Disaster Aid.  There are probably a few questions you didn’t know to ask along with some straightforward answers.  Although the post was directed to storm victims in Missouri, this information is helpful for anyone in need of assistance: Commonly Asked Questions about Federal…..

READ MORE »Posted on February 1st, 2016 in category: Financial Aid, Flood, Insurance


Resiliency

Do You Have a Resiliency Plan?

When you think of being “prepared” for a disaster, it typically includes a home escape plan and having food and water supplies.  But what happens after that? We were pleased to be included in a recent article that looks at the goals and realities of community resilience.  Learning how community and government agencies are partners…..

READ MORE »Posted on July 31st, 2015 in category: Financial Aid, Insurance, Recovery Tips


Flood dry-out companies can cost you an arm and a leg!

After a flood, you need to carefully consider what course of action you will take to repair your home.  Obviously, standing water needs to be extracted, but you need to determine if it is more cost effective to remove and replace water damaged drywall, cabinetry, flooring, or baseboards, rather than paying a dry out company…..

READ MORE »Posted on October 30th, 2012 in category: Flood, Hurricanes, Insurance


Will your homeowners insurance cover you when you need it?

Now is a good time to review your insurance policies to be sure you understand what is covered and for how much. As part of your efforts to be prepared and plan for recovery, homeowners and renters should take a few minutes to review their policies before a disaster strikes and assess if you can…..

READ MORE »Posted on September 28th, 2012 in category: Insurance, Preparedness Tips


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How do I file an insurance claim?

Filing an insurance claim can be one of the most difficult things you will face as a disaster survivor.  They key is to learn about the process before you start.  Understanding components of homeowners insurance, how the process works, and what’s covered and what’s not covered (before you need to know). Did you know there…..

READ MORE »Posted on August 23rd, 2012 in category: Insurance, Preparedness Tips