When it comes to natural disasters, we’ve definitely seen a thing or two.
Especially the devastation that can occur when families are caught unprepared. That’s why we created this resource to help you learn more about natural disasters in your area, and what you can do to help keep yourself and your family safe.
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Get expert advice straight from the source
As they travel across the country to help disaster-stricken communities recover, our Catastrophe Response Team members are no strangers to danger. Here, they share their invaluable insights they've learned over the years of experience.
How Do You Compare When It Comes to National Preparedness?
We polled families around the country to find out just how prepared they are.
60% of households do not have emergency plans in place for a natural disaster.
39% of individuals in the U.S. say they don’t feel confident they can rebound financially from a natural disaster.
55% of people living in the United States don’t have an emergency kit prepared and ready for use.
70% of pet owners living in the United States do not have a pet-specific emergency kit ready.
55% of individuals living in the United States who have personally experienced a natural disaster as an adult don’t have an emergency plan in place.
Ready to Get Prepared?
Talk to a Farmers agent in your area today and discuss other ways to prepare for what's next.
Real People. Real Disasters. Real Stories
No one can really understand the power of Mother Nature unless they’ve seen it for themselves. These people have. Read on to learn more about their incredible stories, what they’ve learned, and what they wished they had known.
I can still hear the sound of the fire
It was one of the worst fires in California history. The sheriff of Middletown recalls that fateful first day of the blaze.
Rescue Stories from the Houston Flooding: "We'd Bang on Roofs and Listen for People Inside"
After Hurricane Harvey battered the Texas Gulf Coast, this Marine Corps veteran headed to Houston to help