A major hurdle for residents considering returning or rebuilding after the Camp Fire and for those currently living in the WUI (wildland urban interface), is insurance cost & availability. The Rebuild Paradise Foundation along with trusted partners are working to help provide information opportunities to demystify and positively affect insurance. We have developed three phases to approach the challenges we currently face.
Phase 1 “Information” – WE ARE PROVIDING BASIC INSURANCE EDUCATION & CURRENT LOCAL AVAILABILITY
Phase 2 “Engagement” – UNDERSTAND RISK MODELING PRACTICES, MITIGATION & ATTRACTING INSURERS TO THE MARKET
Phase 3 “Sharing” – WE ARE PAYING IT FORWARD TO OTHER COMMUNITIES BY SHARING THE LESSONS WE’VE LEARNED
While navigating all three phases of the insurance availability project, we need to connect with residents, businesses, town/city management, risk modelers, insurance agents/brokers, insurance companies and our government officials. Let’s work TOGETHER to find solutions!
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A Homeowner’s Insurance Video Overview
This 26 minute video presentation summarizes how insurance companies decide if they will insure your home, types of homeowner’s insurance carriers and how the cost of a policy can vary so dramatically.