Checklist: Financial recovery after a natural disaster

This step-by-step checklist will help guide you on your road to financial recovery in the event of a tornado, hurricane, earthquake and other natural disasters.

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Published: July 17, 2019

From a young age, we’ve been taught physical responses to natural disasters. A tornado is coming? Seek shelter away from windows and doors. There’s a flood threat? Get to higher ground. Wildfires can’t be contained? Evacuate.


But what should you do about cash, bills and insurance claims in the wake of a natural disaster? This step-by-step checklist will help you take stock of and stabilize your finances after the storm passes. 



Affected by an unexpected expense? Use these strategies to help you stay the course.