The Disaster Alert Center
Use the page below to stay up to date on when large-scale disasters strike, and the actions being taken in response.
Safeguard strives to continually provide the most current information on disasters as they occur. No matter the form they take — fires, tornadoes, hurricanes or floods — all of them can cause a tremendous amount of damage to your assets.
Everything you need in times of distress.
National Coastal County ZIP Code Resource
It is possible to provide a visual representation of a weather event's “cone” and potential impacts. Typically, the greatest impacts are felt within coastal areas.
In response, Safeguard has compiled a national "coastal shoreline county" ZIP Code list as determined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
MBA Releases Disaster Recovery Guide
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has created Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners. This consumer-facing informational guide outlines homeowner disaster preparedness and steps to recovery, including who to engage for individual mortgage communication, how to navigate the insurance process, and what forms of aid and disaster loans are generally available.
All Disaster Alerts
Flash Flooding in Dallas Area Surprises Residents as Rescue Crews Respond to Hundreds of Calls for Help
Heavy rain brought record rainfall and flash flooding to the Dallas-Fort Worth area earlier this week after more than 9 inches fell within a 24-hour period.
August 23 2022
Rising Waters Trap People in Eastern KY; One Death Confirmed in Perry County
Flash flooding in multiple counties in eastern Kentucky has caused the Governor to declare a state of emergency as water continues to rise.
July 28 2022
Flash flooding Causes Water Rescues, Road Closures Across St. Louis Region
Flash flooding in the greater St. Louis area caused multiple road closures as more than 11 inches of rain fell in approximately 8 hours.
July 26 2022
Fire Destroys at Least 20 Homes in Laguna Niguel Amid Drought Conditions
A wildfire along the coast in Laguna Niguel, California has destroyed at least 20 homes, causing evacuations since it began Wednesday 5/11.
May 12 2022
Hurricane Ida Strengthens to Category 4 Storm
Hurricane Ida became a Category 4 storm early Sunday morning, rapidly intensifying to sustained winds of 150 mph.
August 29 2021
Hurricane Henri Causes Flooding in Southern New England
Slow-moving Tropical Depression Henri is expected to produce heavy rain and flooding across Southern New England and the Northern Atlantic states.
August 23 2021
Caldor Fire Experiences Aggressive Growth in Northern California
CNN published a report detailing the Caldor Fire, which has reportedly burned homes in El Dorado County, Calif.
August 19 2021
Fred Moving Through Northeast as Post Tropical Remnant
Tropical Storm Fred spawned tornadoes reportedly responsible for structural damage in portions of Georgia and South Carolina.
August 18 2021
Several Dozen Homes Destroyed in Explosive Lake County Fire
The Cache Fire has damaged dozens of homes in the Clearlake area of Lake County, Calif. Containment efforts are improving.
August 18 2021
Tropical Depression Grace Moving Through Caribbean
WESH NBC 2 published a report offering the latest forecast information for Tropical Depression Grace, which could directly impact Puerto Rico.
August 15 2021
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