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
Major flooding on Llano River Triggers Bridge Collapse Near Kingsland, Texas
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
Fatal Wildfire Rips Through California Towns
As a new wave of wildfire activity continues in California, actions are being taken to combat its effects.
October 4 2018
Hurricane Lane: Monster Storm Strengthens to Category 5, Hawaii County Under Hurricane Warning
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
Gas Explosions Burn Homes in Massachusetts
CNN published a report outlining a gas explosion that damaged and destroyed properties across three towns located near Boston, Mass.
September 14 2018
Tropical Storm Gordon Nears Gulf Coast: Emergencies Declared in Louisiana, Mississippi
The Weather Channel published a report offering an update on the status of the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon and what areas stand to be affected.
September 5 2018
At Least Three Named Storms Will Affect Parts of the U.S. This Week
Updated 10/1/18: FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in the Territory of Guam affected by Typhoon Mangkhut from September 10-11, 2018. Link to All Client Alert Updated 9/29/18: FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands affected by Typhoon Mangkhut from September 10-11, 2018. Link […]
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