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
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
Damage continues to be assessed after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Anchorage, Alaska and its surrounding areas on November 30, 2018.
December 1 2018
Tropical Storm Rosa’s Remnants Likely to Bring Widespread Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding to Southwest US
Updated 11/30/18: FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in the Tohono O’odham Nation (Arizona) affected by severe storms and flooding from October 1-3, 2018. Link to Industry Alert Updated 10/2/18: The office of Utah Governor Gary Herbert issued an executive order declaring a statewide emergency due to potential flooding. Link to executive order Link […]
November 30 2018
Property damage continues to be sustained as the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires spread across portions of California.
November 13 2018
All Client Alert October 28, 2018 Source: The Weather Channel Additional Resource: NOAA Coastal County ZIP Code List (Northeast region) NOTE: This has not yet been declared a FEMA Disaster. Areas from New Jersey to Maine saw street flooding and power outages as a nor’easter raked the coast on Saturday. Tens of thousands of customers […]
October 28 2018
Super Typhoon Yutu, the Most Powerful Tropical Cyclone on Earth in 2018, Barrels Towards Northern Mariana Islands
Updated 10/26/18: On October 26, 2018, FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands affected by Super Typhoon Yutu beginning on October 24, 2018 and continuing. Link to Industry Alert Updated 10/23/18: FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands due […]
October 26 2018
Updated 10/25/18: FEMA issued an update to a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence from September 7-29, 2018. Link to All Client Alert Updated 10/24/18: FEMA issued an update to a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence from September 7-29, 2018. Link to […]
October 25 2018
Source: ABC News Additional Resource: Safeguard Properties (Central Texas flooding) Safeguard Properties Disaster Update Center NOTE: This is not yet a FEMA Declared Disaster Hurricane Willa, a Category 4 storm, is taking aim at the Mexican coast and threatening to deliver life-threatening storm surge, wind and rain. Willa had strengthened to a powerful Category 5 storm Monday morning with 160 mph […]
October 23 2018
Link to proclamation Link to associated county ZIP Code list All Client Alert October 17, 2018 Source: AccuWeather Additional Resources: Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For 18 Texas Counties In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding) Associated county ZIP Code list Approximate areas containing flooded homes: Texas Kingsland (Llano County, 78639) […]
October 19 2018
As a new wave of wildfire activity continues in California, actions are being taken to combat its effects.
October 4 2018
Updated 9/27/18: FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in Hawaii affected by Hurricane Lane from August 22-29, 2018. Link to All Client Alert Updated 8/23/18: Fannie Mae issued a press release titled Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Servicers of Mortgage Assistance Options for Areas Affected by Hurricane Lane. Link to All Client Alert Updated 8/23/18: Freddie […]
September 27 2018
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