About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Insurance, Preparedness Tips

Will your homeowners insurance cover you when you need it?

September 28th, 2012

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 really rebuild with the amount of coverage you have.

Take a look at this article called Is Your Home Covered for a Total Loss?  It was written by disaster survivors and outlines their process for assessing coverage before you need it.

See our list of Insurance Claim Resources for downloads, interactive tools, and tips on insurance claims.

About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.


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