Sanibel Causeway, National Geodetic Survey aerial assessment imagery collected on Sept. 29, 2022, NOAA
Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

Connecticut faces a range of potential disasters, from severe weather events to health pandemics that pose significant risks. As your partner in preparedness, the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) is committed to providing valuable resources throughout the year to assist you in readiness and facilitate swift recovery. In the event of a disaster, CID will:

  • Keep you in touch with your insurer
  • Work with state and federal emergency personnel to quickly get insurers to damaged areas
  • Expedite the claims process to help you recover your losses, rebuild your life and livelihood

Summer to Fall: Atlantic Hurricane Season - June 1 to November 30

The Atlantic Hurricane season officially arrives June 1. It is essential to be prepared when it comes to protecting property and making sure you are adequately insured and understand your coverage. The resources on this page can help homeowners prepare and safeguard property.

Storm Information for Consumers

Emergency Permit Placard Sample

What's the Risk in Connecticut

  • Connecticut has $675 billion worth of property insured on its coastline, 6th highest of Atlantic and Gulf states
  • The value of Connecticut insured coastal property is 66 percent of all insured property in the state, 2nd behind Florida

Did you know...?

  • Flooding is not covered by standard homeowner's insurance
  • Flood insurance is available through the National Flood Insurance Program. To learn more, visit

Additional Resources:

Remember: When disaster strikes, we've got your back. Contact CID if you have difficulty reaching your insurer, have a claims dispute or have questions on any insurance-related topic.

Contact Us:
Phone: 800-203-3447
Toll-Free: 860-297-3900
online options.