By the Division of Insurance


Massachusetts residents know too well the impacts that extreme weather can have. Being prepared before and after the storm strikes can make life easier, below are some helpful tips and resources to prepare you and your family.

In extreme weathers or emergencies, visit mass.gov/alert for information on declarations of emergencies.

Call your local police or fire departments in the event there is severe damage to your home to report situations where your safety or security is at risk. 

Preparation is Key to Weathering a Storm pdf format of Preparation is Key to Weathering a Storm

Find tips on Building an emergency supply kit, reviewing your insurance policies and protecting your home.

Making the Claims Process Easier

If you sustain damage to your property, be sure to follow these tips so that you make informed decisions and best protect yourself after a loss.

Making Repairs to Your Home  

After you have informed your insurance company or agent about damage and an adjuster has surveyed your home, you will probably need a contractor to make repairs to your home. Always use a Massachusetts registered contractor. Here you will find tips for selecting a contractor and helpful resources on making improvements to your home. 

Ready Massachusetts

A resource of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency – Ready Massachusetts will help you prepare and plan for a disaster.