For Immediate Release: May 29, 2012

North Carolina Department of Insurance Launches

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Department of Insurance created to help North Carolinians access insurance information before, during and after a storm.

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November, and all communities in North Carolina are at risk of damage from tropical storms and hurricanes. will be updated throughout the season with news items, videos, important contact information and tips you can use to protect your loved ones and property.

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin encourages people not to wait until a storm approaches; it’s never too early to prepare for the threat of a natural disaster!