October 8, 2015

UP is hosting a Roadmap to Recovery workshop for Valley Fire survivors this Thursday at 6pm at Middletown High School. This workshop is an insurance recovery orientation and will provide information on navigating the insurance claim process. There will be a Q&A session after the workshop if you have any questions on your own insurance claim.  For questions, email emily@uphelp.org or call (800) 286-5631

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October 1, 2015

If your home or business was damaged or destroyed in recent flooding, you can access guidance and tools through United Policyholders' Roadmap to Recovery® program for overcoming challenges with property, flood and auto insurance claims and reaching a fair settlement. 

Focus on completely inventorying and valuing all damage and costs to repair or replace your property, regardless of your insurance situation.   If your rental, home or business was insured for flood damage, there are...

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September 29, 2015

Over the past month, UP has been engaged with recovery efforts for the Valley and Butte Fires. I and other staff members and volunteers have sat across the table from countless fire survivors who lost everything, trying our best to give them some hope that they will be able to recover. Their emotions range from cautiously optimistic to something resembling...

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September 28, 2015

Follow UP Outreach Coordinator Karen Reimus' pictorial journey of recovery from the 2003 Cedar Fire in San Diego, California. 

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September 26, 2015

Superstorm Sandy hit New York City's many low-lying areas hard, and was a wake up call for residents and public officials.  Flooding is a serious risk in the entire New York Metropolitcan area, and most people are not prepared.  Mandating more people to buy flood insurance and increasing flood insurance premiums won't work for many low-moderate income households.  And knowing what we know about the National Flood Insurance Program in its current state makes it even more imperative that we find alternative ways to promote economic preparedness for flooding...

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