For Immediate Release: August 24, 2011

It's Not Too Late to Prepare for Hurricane Irene

Insurance Commissioner offers tips for what to do before the storm

RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin urges all North Carolinians to take simple but important steps to protect their families and investments as the threat of Hurricane Irene approaches.

"It is not too late to prepare," Goodwin said. "There are things you can do right now that will ease the insurance claims process if you suffer damage or loss of property from the storm."

Create a Home Inventory

Collect and Review Important Documents

Protect your Property

For more information on disaster preparedness, click on this NCDOI Consumer Web site.