The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) indicate that almost half of all renters and homeowners are not taking the threat of floods, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes seriously. They have indicated that around 48% of all homeowners and renters do not even have an inventory of their possessions within the home.
32% of those who made a checklist did not take the time to take pictures of their belongings
58% of those who have a checklist did not keep any receipts to validate purchases
44% of those with an inventory keep the inventory within their home where it will be destroyed right along with the possessions.
The NAIC has offered these tips for residents to prepare for disasters: