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No one can control or predict a serious storm, however with proactive preparation, you can help yourself stay safe and help protect your home and business during and after a hurricane. Take time now to plan for what you’ll do when unexpected severe weather strikes.


The information on this page is intended to help you prepare for hurricanes and other wind storms in advance, and also provides links to helpful resources you might need in the unfortunate case of a severe weather-related disaster.

Being prepared now can mean the difference between you being a hurricane victim and a hurricane survivor. OVD is here to guide you, your family, home, and business during severe storms.

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Should you experience a loss to your home, auto or business as a result of a storm this hurricane season, rest assured that your OVD claims team is here to help.

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FEMA Flood Map Service Center : Search by Address

Whether you are in a high risk zone or not, you may need flood insurance because most homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage.

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

A hurricane can cause widespread devastation during and after it occurs. This guide from OVD is designed to help you properly prepare for a hurricane and know how to protect yourself during and after one.

Low-Cost, Last-Minute Prep for an Approaching Hurricane

When a hurricane threatens, follow these last-minute steps to reduce damage to your home.

National Hurricance Center Storm Tracker

Find current updates about storms and disturbances in your area.

NWS Hurricane Safety Tips & Resources

By knowing what actions to take before the hurricane season begins, when a hurricane approaches, and when the storm is in your area, as well as what to do after a hurricane leaves your area, you can increase your chance of survival.

NWS Storm Ready® Program

The program encourages communities to take a new, proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations by providing emergency managers with clear-cut guidelines on how to improve their hazardous weather operations. — Hurricane Information and Preparation

Many businesses are not prepared to respond to a man-made or natural disaster. Small businesses are particularly at risk because they may have all their operations concentrated in one location that could become damaged or destroyed. OFB-EZ is designed to help even the smallest businesses with no experience plan for and quickly recover from any type of interruption.

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

A better understanding of tropical cyclones and hurricane hazards will help to make a more informed decision on your risk and what actions to take.

The National Hurricane Center’s Hurricane Preparedness Guide

When a hurricane threatens, follow these last-minute steps to reduce damage to your home.

*The information and suggestions contained in this material have been developed from sources believed to be reliable. However, OVD Insurance accepts no legal responsibility for correctness or completeness of this material, or its application to specific factual situations.

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