Insurance Preparedness for Natural Disasters

The Maryland Insurance Administration encourages residents to be prepared for natural disasters by reviewing and understanding their insurance coverage and by considering the purchase of flood insurance. ​​​​

Prepare Your Home​

Frequently Asked Questions: ​





Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes


Video production by Maryland Public Television (1:12)

Other Information


Disaster-Specific Information

Historical Information on Recent Events Bulletins, news releases, and reports

Hurricane Irene Insurance Help​Aug. 27-28, 2011, storm

Frequently Asked Questions: Flood Insurance (from the National Flood Insurance Program)

Tips: Filing a Flood Insurance Claim
a publication of the National Flood Insurance Program

Flood Insurance for Businesses: What Business Owners Need to Know
a publication of the National Flood Insurance Program/Federal Emergency Management Agency

Other Information


Consumer Publications The Maryland Insurance Administration has a variety of other publications available online to help consumers understand all types of insurance products - homeowners, auto, health, life, and more.

Federal Resources

Below are links about the National Flood Insurance Program. While your local insurance agent or insurance company may help you get a flood insurance policy, all flood insurance is underwritten by the federal government. Homeowners policies DO NOT cover flood damage.


Other State and Federal Resources

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