Demand Surge After Natural Disasters

Demand Surge Example: Empty Store Shelves. Sign read: to accommodate for current demands, there is a limit of 2 cases per customer on all water

Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can cause widespread devastation in a matter of minutes. While the immediate effects of these events are often evident, the aftermath can also bring about unexpected consequences in the form of a demand surge. In this blog, we will explore how demand surge works when a natural disaster Read More »

Retrofitting a Home for An Earthquake

7 Steps to Retrofit a Home for Earthquake

Retrofitting a home for an earthquake involves making structural changes and improvements to increase the building’s resistance to seismic activity. Overall, earthquake preparation is an important aspect of emergency preparedness that can help protect lives, property, and businesses. By taking the necessary steps to prepare for earthquakes, individuals and communities can be better equipped to deal Read More »

5 Reasons Why Getting Disaster Insurance is a Challenging Choice

Get Insured: Why it is a challenging choice?

Why is Deciding to Get Disaster Insurance so Challenging? Humans make thousands of daily decisions, ranging from simple choices like what to wear or eat, to more complex decisions like buying a house or starting a business. With the increasing complexity of our world, decision-making has become more complicated than ever.  When buying insurance, many Read More »

Financial Impact: FEMA v Earthquake Insurance

Financial Impact: FEMA v Earthquake Insurance

Does FEMA Cover Earthquakes? FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) provides financial assistance to individuals and families who have been affected by natural disasters, including earthquakes. The amount of assistance provided by FEMA varies depending on the extent of the damage and the resources available. As of 2021, the maximum amount of individual assistance that FEMA Read More »

Flood and Earthquake. Unexpected and Underinsured.

Do I Need Earthquake or Flood Insurance

Conditions in California are ever changing. The state is in the midst of a winter filled with record snow and rainfall. Are you prepared for these unprecedented events’ impact on your home and property? Californians are used to drought warnings, not flooding. Due to climate change, what we have always accepted as the level of Read More »

8 Steps to Earthquake Preparation

basketball game upsets and preparing for a real disaster

Did your team make the BIG tournament? The rush and excitement of March Madness can send fans into a frenzy watching buzzer beaters and blow outs. If your favorite gets knocked out, it’s not the end of the world, just a little heartbreak. When we think of actual disasters that can affect our homes and Read More »

Californians, Are You Feeling Lucky?

No one should rely on luck as insurance for their home in an earthquake zone. Time will tell when our luck runs out… will you be able to rebuild after the inevitable? Although recently stable, California’s seismic areas won’t stay that way according to recent studies. The current earthquake drought also means that Californians aren’t necessarily Read More »

Halloween Tips for Homeowners

Earthquake tips for homeowners

What’s more frightening than a haunted house on Halloween? A homeowner without insurance. (Shudder), that is scary! But it’s the haunting truth if you own a home in California, Oregon, or Washington – where the risk of a major earthquake is the highest in the nation. Most homeowners insurance policies do not provide coverage for Read More »

Financial Preparedness: The Beginner’s Guide to Success

Earthquake Insurance GeoVera

Financial preparedness is a big part of emergency preparedness and disaster planning. Becoming financially prepared for an emergency, like a natural disaster, will protect you and your family from long-term loss and heartache. Earlier this week, we gave tips on making a Financial First-Aid Kit. With your kit assembled, you’re ready to plan for long-term Read More »