How to be financially prepared for an earthquake

How to be financially prepared for an earthquake

Having your finances, insurance and important papers in order before an earthquake eases the stress.

Here are steps you can take to prepare your finances for an earthquake. .

Build an emergency fund. Save upto to at least three to six months’ worth of your current expenses.

Consider getting both home inspection and roof inspection to identify vulnerabilities and budget for repairs to strengthen your home.

Check your insurance policies to make sure there aren’t gaps in disaster coverage.

Get a waterproof and fireproof box to store copies of important documents.

Consider taking pictures as evidence for your losses before the loss occurs.

The more evidence supporting the valuation of your assets and damage incurred.