Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Resources:
Information to help you through the process

Insurance policies can be filled with complicated jargon and complex policy provisions that can be intimidating for those not familiar with the insurance industry. We have put together a list of resources to assist you through the insurance claims process, including pre-disaster planning tips, an insurance terms glossary, and a video explaining what a public adjuster can do for you.

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An increased national awareness about disasters has many business and homeowners thinking ahead about how best to prepare for the possibility. We have created a checklist of items to assist you in your planning and (if necessary) your response. Begin planning today to avoid many of the issues that may delay or diminish your ability to fully recover from a property insurance claim.

Insurance Terms Glossary

Insurance language is complicated. To help guide you through your claim, we’ve compiled a glossary of the most common insurance terms and their definitions.



For more than 20 years, Adjusters International has been publishing Adjusting Today, a newsletter recognized within the property claim industry for its presentation of property insurance claim information from the policyholder’s perspective, rather than that of the insurers’ claim adjuster. Each edition includes specific and detailed information on an insurance-related topic, such as:

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Since 2004, Adjusters International has been publishing Disaster Recovery Today, a newsletter written from the perspective of the applicant of the FEMA public assistance program. Each edition focuses on a different aspect of the FEMA public assistance process, including:

Public Adjusting in the News

It has been proven time and time again that public adjusters help maximize an insurance claim settlement.