There are several steps you can take to prepare your property for risks posed by climate change and natural disasters.
What disasters should I prepare for?
Ask your insurer:
What are my coverage limits?
Do I have enough coverage to repair or rebuild after a natural disaster?
What steps can I take to lower my risk?
- 2 weeks ready (emd.wa.gov): Are you prepared to live without water or power for at least two weeks?
- Go bag (emd.wa.gov): Do you have a what you need to take with you if you have to evacuate due to a disaster, such as a wildfire?
- Map your neighborhood (emd.wa.gov): Neighborhoods that are prepared for emergencies and disaster situations save lives, reduce the severity of injuries and trauma and reduce property damage.