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Hurricane Season Information

New Yorkers remember Superstorm Sandy all too well, so we can empathize with those who have been affected by the damage and devastation wreaked by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  The New York State Department of Financial Services is providing the information below to help New Yorkers with family, friends or property in the areas affected by Harvey and Irma get on the road to recovery.

Claims Assistance

For assistance with insurance claims, we suggest you reach out to your local insurance regulators for assistance and information.  Visit the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for useful news and links at http://www.naic.org/, including a map with links to the insurance regulator for each U.S. jurisdiction at http://www.naic.org/state_web_map.htm.

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season officially lasts through November.  Appropriate preparation is the key to survival of and recovery from catastrophic weather events.  Please visit DFS’s Homeowners Resource Center at http://www.dfs.ny.gov/consumer/home_resources.htm and our Disaster & Flood Resource Center at http://www.dfs.ny.gov/consumer/disascon.htm for information and tips for planning and coping with storms, floods, and other disasters.

Updated 09/20/2017

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