Yes, you need a natural disaster emergency plan even if you’re an apartment dweller

Whether it’s a blizzard, hurricane or wildfire, apartment dwellers need to have a disaster plan just as homeowners do.

The recent spate of crises has called to attention the need to prepare, as best we can, for something similar to happen in the future.

As a homeowner, there are certain considerations and affairs to get in order to prepare for these disasters — whether it’s insurance matters, property protection measures or communication precautions. But if you’re among the growing population of individuals choosing to rent in America, you might find yourself feeling anxious and unsure about where responsibility lies in these emergency situations.

It’s important to know what resources are available and what processes your community has in place to effectively and safely navigate the storm. While avoiding or predicting disasters may be impossible, here are three actions you can take now to save you precious time and, hopefully, heartache if that day ever comes.

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