Severe Weather Resources

Religious Organizations

Natural disasters bring with them lots of uncertainty, but having carefully thought-out plans put in place ahead of time can help ensure that you’re better equipped to handle the storm. From our experience serving your industry, we’ve learned the following tips greatly help reduce your risk of damage or loss of property as well as great resources that can help you prepare:
  • Property Mitigation Tips — How you can help protect your property after water-related catastrophes and what to consider when working with a remediation contractor
  • OSHA Hurricane Preparedness and Response – This page provides information on hurricane warnings, hazards that hurricanes cause, and precautions that workers and employers should take after a hurricane has occurred






  • Hail Damage Prevention Guide - Learn more about the impact of hail and use this checklist to better protect your property and vehicles.
  • OSHA Earthquake Preparedness and Response –Steps and procedures to take within your organization and community when an earthquake hits
  • earthquake preparation – A guide to preparing for and staying safe during earthquakes
  • Lightning Protection Guide - This bulletin provides an overview of the lightning exposure, loss planning, lightning protection systems and components and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) pamphlet NFPA 780 – “Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems.”


Claims instructions and forms can be accessed through any of our divisions’ websites, and are available here:
  • Have your insurance agent’s name and phone number readily available.
  • Carefully survey all damage and take photos first if you are able to do so safely.
  • When you call your agent, you will be asked to: describe the property and/or auto damage in detail and discuss the type of damage.
  • Be sure to provide your agent with quality contact information where you can be easily reached.
  • Take inventory of personal property and portable equipment that has been damaged, and set aside for your claims adjuster to inspect.
  • Use tape or yard sticks to measure and photograph water levels on vehicles.
  • Do not attempt to operate a vehicle that has been submerged in water.
  • Do not provide personal or sensitive information to anyone other than your insurance agent and dedicated claims representative.